Capsicum Masala

The perfect blend of roasted peanut and sesame seeds with sweet bell peppers makes for a delicious combination.

Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of diced green capsicum and red and yellow bell peppers
  • 1 tomato (pureed)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 onion (chopped finely)
  • 1 Tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 3 Tbsp sesame seeds
  • 3 Tbsp peanuts
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  • Roast the peanuts and sesame seeds. Grind to make a fine paste. Keep it aside.
  • Sauté diced bell peppers, onion and remove to keep aside.
  • In the same pan, add finely chopped onions. Sauté well till golden brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and tomato puree. Stir well.
  • Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt to taste.
  • Now add sesame and peanut paste.
  • Add a little water to make semi liquid gravy.
  • Keep it on slow fire for 5 min, till the oil oozes out from the gravy.
  • Finally add sautéed diced capsicum, bell peppers and onion and keep it on flame for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with steamed rice or Indian breads.