Thursday, November 7, 2013

Capsicum Masala Curry

Today i am going to share one of my family's favorite capsicum curry which is not only tasty but quite easy to prepare. Capsicum masala curry is the simple yet delicious and crunchy curry. I have used roasted peanut,coconut and coriander seeds and ground to a powder. you can prepare this rich,flavorful and creamy dish for party too. 

Ingredients:
  • Capsicum (green pepper)-2chopped into cubes
  • Coriander powder-1tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
  • Bay leaf-2
  • Cloves-3
  • Cumin seeds-1/4tsp
  • Tomato-2medium chopped
  • Onion-1medium (finely chopped)
  • Ginger garlic paste -1tbsp
  • Oil for frying -1tbsp+1tbspfor cooking
  • Salt -to taste


Ingredients to roast:
  • Peanut-1/4 cup
  • Coriander seed -1tsp
  • Red chili (whole)-1-2
  • Methi seed-1/4tsp
  • Coconut- 1tbsp ( I used dry coconut powder)
Method:
Dry roast all the ingredients under to roast on medium heat one by one.
Cool completely and grind them into powder.
Grind tomatoes into smooth paste and keep aside.
Heat oil into pan shallow fry capsicum pieces and keep on paper towel.
Heat oil in same pan add cumin seed, bay leaf, and cloves.
Let them crackle then add onion and fry till translucent .
Add ginger garlic paste fry till raw smell goes away.
Add tomato paste and fry till the oil starts to separate.
Now add turmeric powder,coriander powder,salt and mix well.
Add masala powder and fry for 1minute.
Add 1 and 1/2 cup water and let it boil for 3 to 4 minutes.
Add fried capsicum pieces cook for another 3 to 4 minutes.
Turn off the heat and serve with chapati,paratha or rice.
Enjoy!!!
Note:
Don't over fry capsicum.
you can add kasoori methi and garam masala for more flavor.

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17 comments:

  1. Yummy looking masala curry.Hmm ...never thought of using kasoori methi.

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  2. Simple and its really good .Grinding version I have to make an attempt

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  3. Rich curry.looks yum
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  4. Curry looks so yummy.....inviting

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  5. Wow, I never eat a dish like this! This curry looks so yummy and inviting <3

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  6. love the gravy when it coats to vegetables, perfect with hot roti.

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  7. very inviting capsicum masala n love hte peanut addition!!!

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  8. Adding of peanuts give a simply superb flavor .Such a lovely curry.

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  9. looks very tempting and delicious!

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  10. Looks very yummy & love the color of this curry!

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  11. looks so yummm and capsicum is my fav

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  12. Capsicum looks yum, love the masala, will go great with roti's too

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  13. looks yummy. Perfect with roti. Thanks for linking.

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  14. new.to.the.kitchenMay 28, 2014 at 11:58 AM

    Tried this recipe tonight. Needed something to go with rice and roti and this was a good middle path. Thank you. And it was well appreciated by family. So thanks for that too. =)

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