Capsicum Masala Curry (शिमला मिर्च मसाला करी)–Indian Recipe- In Restaurant Style- Capsicum Recipe

Ingredients –

  1. Sesame seeds or poppy seeds – 1tsp.
  2. Coconut / cashew nuts – 1 tbsp.
  3. Ground nuts – 1 tsp.
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Bay leaf – 1-2
  6. Cumin seeds / Jeera – 1tsp.
  7. Turmeric powder – 1tsp.
  8. Cubed Capsicum / bell pepper – 2 cups (any two color)
  9. Onion cubed – 1 cup
  10. Finely chopped onion – 1 cup
  11. Chopped tomatoes – 1 cup
  12. Ginger-garlic grated/paste -1/2 cup
  13. Garam masala powder – 1tsp.
  14. Red chilli powder as per your taste
  15. Kasuri methi / dried fenugreek leaves -1 tsp.
  16. Cumin powder – 1 tsp.
  17. Coriander powder – 1 tsp.
  18. Vegetable oil – 2 tbsp.

Method –

  • Heat a pan add peanuts, coconut, poppy seeds and cook on low heat until it turns golden color.
  • Add roasted ingredients into the jar and blend to a fine powder.
  • Add 2 tbsp oil into the pan, add capsicum, onions and fry on a medium heat for 2 minutes.
  • Add 2 tbsp oil into the kadhi on medium heat.
  • Add cumin seeds, bay leaves cook for few seconds.
  • Add chopped onion, ginger – garlic paste cook for few minutes.
  • Add tomatoes, salt to taste, red chilli powder , turmeric powder and fry till tomatoes turn mushy.
  • Add 2 tbsp roasted fine powder from the jar and mix well.
  • You can store rest of the mixture in refrigerator to be used later for curries.
  • Cover and cook for 1-2 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add fried capsicum, garam masala, 1 cup water and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add kasuri  methi, mix well and cook for few minutes.
  • Capsicum masala curry is ready to serve..
  • You can serve capsicum masala curry with pulav, chapathi or any of your favorite dish.

Healthy Beetroot Dry Curry- How To Make Simple Beetroot Fry – Indian Recipe–Chukandar Ki Sabji

Ingredients –

  1. Beetroot (peeled and grated) – 1 cup
  2. Salt to taste
  3. Chopped onion – 1/2 cup
  4. Green chilly or red chilly powder (as per your taste)
  5. Boiled potatoes (cut into small pieces) – 1 cup
  6. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp.
  7. Cinnamon stick – 1/2 inch
  8. Cumin seeds (Jeera) – 1/2 tsp.

Method –

  • Heat a pan/kadhai on medium  heat.
  • Add oil, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick and sauté well.
  • Add chopped onion and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add boiled potato, salt to taste, turmeric powder and green chilly.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add grated beetroot and mix well.
  • Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • After 2-3 minutes, open the lid, mix well and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Cook till beetroot  becomes soft.
  • Switch off the heat, beetroot dry curry is ready.
  • You can adjust salt and chilly according to your taste.

Dahi Bhindi / Okra–Easy And Simple Dahi Bhindi Recipe

Ingredients –

  1. Okra (bhindi) –10 –15 pieces (wash and dry)
  2. Asafetida (hing) -1 pinch
  3. Whole cumin seeds -1 tsp.
  4. Garam masala powder – 1 tsp.
  5. Red chilli powder as per your taste.
  6. Vegetable oil – 1-2  tbsp.
  7. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp.
  8. Salt to taste
  9. Coriander leaves -1 tbsp.
  10. Curd / Yogurt – 2 tbsp.
  11. Chickpeas flour / Besan -1 tbsp.

Method –

  • Cut Bhindi/Okra into small pieces..
  • Take a bowl add curd, besan, salt to taste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and hing and mix well.
  • With the help of water make a thin paste.
  • Heat oil into the pan on medium flame.
  • Add cumin seeds and cook for few minute.
  • Add okra and cook till its become soft.
  • Heat a pan on medium flame, add paste and cook for 2 -3 minutes.
  • Add kokum or tamarind juice and mix well.
  • Add 1/2 cup water, cook for 1-2 minutes and keep stirring.
  • After 2 minutes add fried okra and cook for few minutes.
  • Add coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Turn off the flame, Dahi  bhindi/okra is ready to serve, you can adjust salt or spice as per your taste.