capsicum fry recipe, how to make capsicum fry (donne menasinakai recipe)


capsicum fry | donne menasinakai 

This delicious capsicum fry by parveen is perfect for family gatherings and parties. The warmth and comfort associated with the capsicum fry make the capsicum fry a perfect pick-me up for those days when you are feeling low. In fact,the capsicum fry is known for being one of the best forms of comfort food that is available today the world over. The lovely earthy and exotic flavours of the capsicum fry will appeal to all and make the capsicum fry a favourite amongst both children and adults alike. The step-by-step procedure given will help you make this dish in an easy, simple and quick way. Packed with nutrition and various health benefits, this capsicum fry is perfect for 3 peoples. So go ahead and create the wonderful capsicum fry for your loved ones! Be it family meals, family get-togethers, house parties or various other occasions, the capsicum fry will be an instant hit with everyone!
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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • 1 cup capsicum cut to desired size pieces
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • ¼ tsp mustard
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • Lemon juice optional

Powder (coarsely powder the below ingredients)

  • 2 tbsp. Peanuts (you can increase if you like)
  • 1 ½ tbsp. niger seeds (gurelli in kannada, gurellu in telugu)
  • 1 ½ tbsp. grated dry coconut
  • 3 to 5 red chilies (Kashmiri, byadgi is used in North Karnataka)
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves

How to make the recipe

  1. Dry roast peanuts, red chilies and cool them. Remove the skin. If using Niger lightly roast them too. Cool them.
  2. Powder peanuts, niger seeds, coconut, red chilies, cumin and garlic.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, cumin and curry leaves. Allow them to splutter.
  4. Add cubed capsicum, turmeric and salt.
  5. Toss for 2 to 3 minutes, cook covered until half cooked.
  6. Add the powdered peanut mix. Mix well and fry for a min.
  7. Cover and cook on a low flame for a min. Sprinkle lemon juice, if using.
  8. Serve with rice or chitranna.

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