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Capsicum Masala

By: Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad of Santa Clara, US

Spicy Bellpepper curry.

Filed in Side Dishes

Serves 4 people

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  • 2-3 Green Capsicum (bell peppers)
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1 Tomato (chopped)
  • ½ cup Curd (Yogurt)
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 2 tsp Ghee(Clarified butter
  • 4 tsp Vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp Cashew-Coconut paste
  • 2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Jeera powder (Cumin seeds)
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 2 Green chillies (slit lengthwise)
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp  Red chillie powder
  • 1 tbsp fresh cream
  •  Salt to taste
  •  Coriander (Cilantro) for garnishing


  1. Cut capsicum into quarter inch pieces.
  2. Grind Cashewnut (5 nos) & Coconut (2 tbsp) together with little water to make a paste.
  3. Heat oil in a kadai & add onion, green chillies & ginger garlic paste. fry till the onions turn translucent.
  4. Add tomato & fry till they are soft & add Curd to it. Boil for a minute.
  5. Now add diced Capsicum to it. Mix well & boil for 2 mins.
  6. When Capsicum are half done, add Garam masala, Jeera powder, Red chilli powder, sugar, Turmeric & salt. Mix well & fry for 3 mins.
  7. Now add Water & Cashwe-Coconut paste. Mix well & boil for 2 mins. Consistency gets little thick. Can add more water to adjust it according to the taste.
  8. Remove from heat & add Ghee, Fresh cream & Coriander.
  9. Serve hot with Roti, Naan or Chapati.

Latest Comments

By lavsan on 2/1/2009 3:29:00 AM

it was good i have tried many other meathods but i like it........


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