Capsicum Fry


Capsicum - green/red coloured - 1 large sized, diced
Onion - 1 large size diced
Ginger-garlic-green chill paste - 1 tbsp (take in a ratio 2:1:1)
Tomato - 1 medium sized , grinded to a paste
Turmeric, Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp each
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - 3 tbsp
Coriander leaves - to garnish
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp


Heat 1-2 tbsp oil in a kadai. Add onions and capsicum. Fry for 2 mins. Keep aside. Again heat oil in the same kadai (make use of leftover oil if any). Saute with cumin seeds. Add Ginger-garlic-green chill paste. Fry till rawness goes off. Add tomato paste. Fry for 5 mins. Add Turmeric, Coriander powder, Chilli powder & Salt. Fry for a min. Add 4-5 tbsp of water and cook till it becomes dry. Add onion & capsicum. Fry for 5 more mins in medium flame followed by a min or so in high flame till it becomes dry again. Do not add water as capscicum gives off water when cooked. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with paranthas.


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