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Jul 30, 2010

Besanwale Capsicum / Capsicum cooked in Gram Flour




Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2

Ingredients:

Capsicum  - 1/4 kilo - Finely Chopped
Onion - 1 Medium - Finely Chopped
Cumin Seeds - 1 teaspoon
Red chilli powder - 2 teaspoon (depending on the spiciness)
Gram Flour - 2 tablespoons
Hing / Asafoedita - a pinch
Salt
Oil - 2 tablespoons


Method:

Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan, add cumin seeds, let it splutter. Add onions and sauté until translucent, then add the capsicum and red chilli powder, cook on low flame until the vegetable becomes soft , now add salt and the gram flour and cook on low flame for few more minutes until it coats the capsicum well. Serve hot with rice or roti.

Tip: Do not sprinkle water while cooking, cover and cook the vegetable. Adding Water will make the dish soggy.

13 comments:

  1. lovely recipe lav... simple and yummy..

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  2. Very simple and yummy recipe!!

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  3. Terribly tempting recipe...looks awesome Lav.

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  4. you are most welcome to my space. Do drop in at sometime dear.

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  5. Sure jaishree :) thank u so much !!!

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  6. Thanks a ton vidya,padhu and menaga !!

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  7. never cooked bell pepper like this .. lovely idea n recipe dear... will try

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  8. Dear lavs
    I like this dish. I have eaten it few times at my brother's place. But never got a chance to make it.
    Now I got the recipe and will make soon.
    Have a nice weekend

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  9. This one looks delicious...will give a try..

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  10. Thanks ushnish....i learnt this when i was in pune...its a popular marati dish :)

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  11. we too make a similar one with channa dal. We call it usili.Love this and i love anything with capsicum

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  12. simple and easy recipe! first time to your blog... you have a nice space here... happy to follow you!

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