Capsicum Fry – Capsicum Besan Sabji

May 28, 2014 Dry Sabji  8 comments

Capsicum Besan Sabji is a quick stir fry recipe that goes well with rice or roti. It can be made easily with the ingredients commonly available in your pantry. This is a favorite since my childhood. The flavour & crunchines of capsicum along with the aroma of besan is heavenly. I would love to pack these for lunch wrapped in a roti or with a simple curd rice.

Now to the recipe…

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[Preparation Time-10 mins : Cooking Time- 20 mins]

Ingredients:

  • Capsicum – 4
  • Onion – 2
  • Oil – 4 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds/Jeera – 1 tsp
  • Salt – as needed
  • Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – a pinch
  • Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Besan/Gram Flour – 3 tbsp

Method:

  • Heat a pan with oil and temper with cumin seeds. Add chopped onions and saute till transparent. Add cubed capsicum and saute.

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  • Add all the spice powders – salt, chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, jeera powder and stir well. Cook covered for a few mins until half cooked.

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  • The capsicum must be crunchy. Do not overcook it. Now add besan/gram flour and stir well. Fry it till the raw smell of besan goes off. The sabji should be roasted well.

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Capsicum Besan Sabji is ready.

Serve hot with roti or rice.

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Tips:

  1. Do not overcook the capsicum, they must be crunchy.
  2. Make sure to get rid of the raw smell of besan, else the capsicum besan sabji will not taste good. U can dry roast the besan first and then add finally too.

8 comments to Capsicum Fry – Capsicum Besan Sabji

  • veenashankar  says:

    looks yum! love it

  • jaspinder kaur  says:

    This is the great recipe., capsicum always go very well with besan. Simple and our family favorite.

  • Preetha  says:

    Very tasty side dish…when served with any roti’s

  • Rani Vijoo  says:

    tempting and tasty side dish with boiled rice or chappathii…yummy!

  • swathi  says:

    Capsicum zhunka looks delicious love it.

  • Akila  says:

    Very tempting curry

  • Priya  says:

    Capsicum zunka looks excellent side dish for chappathis, simply delicious.

  • vibha  says:

    i always love this dish , luks tempting , visit my space pls

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