Sunday, February 12, 2006

Recipe: Capsicum (Bell Pepper) Masala fry

This is a very tasty fry, very easy to make in a very short time.

2 servings
Capsicum 200gms
Onion 50 gms
jeera 1 tsp.
cardamom 1
cloves 2
cinnamon ¼" piece
turmeric powder ½ tsp.
garam masala powder ½ tsp.
dhania jeera powder 2tsps.
Dosai molagai podi 2 tsp.(see recipe below)
salt to taste
oil 1 tbsp

Cut the capsicum in 1"square pieces. Slice the onions fine. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add jeera,cardomom, cloves and cinnamon. When jeera starts spluttering add the sliced onions and fry until they start changing color. Add the capsicum pieces and fry for 5 mnts.Add the turmeric powder and dhania jeera powder. Fry for another 5 mnts. Add salt and fry for another 3 mnts. Finally add the dosai molagai podi and fry for another 5 mnt. Your tasty capsicum masala fry is ready. This is very good with chapatis.

The dosa molagai podi gives the dish a cripsy texture.

Alternatively, a powder made with 1tsp sesame seeds and 1tsp groundnuts can be used.

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