Jun 012015
Capsicum Bajji recipe (Bell pepper fritters)

Capsicum bajji is my favorite bajji or fritters recipe. ‘Bajji’ is a very popular Indian street-food which is made primarily by deep frying vegetables dipped in chickpea (besan) batter. Now, capsicum bajji is bajji made using capsicum or green bell pepper. You can make bajji using mirchi (long green chili) which is again very popular mainly in southern India called [Read more]

Jan 162015
Easy Tomato Curry (Thakkali/Malabar curry using coconut milk)

Tomato curry using coconut milk is a very easy and quick preparation that is served either with rice or roti. The curry takes about 15 minutes to prepare and so is a good alternative for a lunch-box meal. The traditional version doesn’t have capsicum in it, but I add so that I have some form of vegetables in it. You [Read more]

Aug 222014
Bell Pepper (Capsicum) rice

A simple and savory capsicum rice that can be prepared with minimal effort. It is my best friend for lazy days πŸ™‚   Serves: 2 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients: Cooked rice – 2 cups Green bell pepper/capsicum – 1 cup (Julienne cut) Tomato – Β½ cup (diced) Flax seeds – 1 tbsp (optional) Cumin seeds [Read more]

Jun 272014
Tomato-Bell Pepper(Capsicum) Chutney

Want a different twist to your tomato chutney? Well, add some capsicum and you will adore this better than the conventional tomato chutney. Serves:Β 2 Cooking time: 15 mins   Ingredients: Tomato – 1.5 cups (roughly chopped) Bell Pepper (Capsicum), green – Β½ cup Green chilli – 4 or 5 (slit lengthwise) Coriander leaves – Β½ cup (roughly chopped) Turmeric powder [Read more]

Jun 042014
Capsicum-Carrots in Onion masala

Serves:Β 2 Cooking time:Β 20 mins Β  Ingredients: Capsicum – Β½ cup (diced) Carrots – Β½ cup (diced) Onion – Β½ cup (roughly chopped) Tomato – ΒΌ cup (finely chopped) Jeera/cumin seeds – 1 tbsp Mustard seeds – 1 tsp (optional) Cinnamon – Β½ inch piece Cloves – 4 Dry fenugreek leaves/kasoori methi – 1 tbsp Red chilli powder – 2 tbsp [Read more]