How to Prepare Capsicum Curry | Capsicum Curry Recipe | Simla Mirch Sabji


how to prepare capsicum curry


If you want to make a curry in a hurry, you should know how to prepare capsicum curry. It is a simple, yet tasty side dish, known also by such names as bell pepper curry and Simla mirch sabji. Capsicum is not only a tasty vegetable, but also has health qualities. Let's begin to find out how to prepare capsicum curry.

The capsicum curry recipe needs only a few ingredients. Further, most of these are typically available in your kitchen. This is an easy capsicum curry, because the cooking steps too are few and simple.


Enjoy dishes like phulka, chapati and idli with this curry. It is bound to soar the taste of these items higher. Relish dosas like neer dosa and moong dal dosa too with this side dish.

health benefits of capsicum
Capsicum is rich in vitamin A and C. It also has antioxidants which are said to reduce the risk of diseases.1

A highlight of this recipe of capsicum curry is it does not involve grinding. If you want to hit two fruits with one stone, that is make a simple capsicum curry that is also delicious, then this side dish is an answer. All these reasons should move your interest forward to learn how to prepare capsicum curry.

TIP
Use vangibath powder, one of the main items of this capsicum curry recipe, to give a lip-smacking taste to this side dish.

What's more, you can also make rice and rava delicacies like vangi bhath and khara bath respectively with vangibath powder.

If you use vangibath powder, you do not have to prepare the masala. So you can make an easy capsicum curry.

Chapati and capsicum curry, for example, are good items to include in the lunch box too because this side dish is easy to make and it is crunchy and tasty. Furthermore, it is nutritious. Thanks to the health values of capsicum, bell pepper or Simla mirch.








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Servings: Two to Three

Ingredients:

1. Capsicum / Simla mirch / dappa menasinakayi / bell pepper 2 or pieces to fill 1-and-1/2 cup
2. Oil 2-3 teaspoons
3. Onion, chopped, 1/2 cup
4. Tomato, chopped, 1/2 cup
5. Vangibath powder 3 teaspoons or to taste
6. Turmeric 1/8 teaspoon
7. Sugar, few pinches
8. Coriander leaves, few sprigs
9. Salt to taste

How to Prepare Capsicum Curry?


1. Heat oil.

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2. Add onion and sugar.

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Fry till the onion becomes soft.

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3. Add tomato. Mix.

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4. Add turmeric, vangibath powder and little salt.

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Fry till the tomato becomes soft.

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5. Add capsicum.
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Fry for 2-3 minutes.

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NOTE
If the mixture sticks to the bottom while frying, proceed to the next step immediately.
6. Add 1/2 to 3/4 cup of water, depending upon the thickness of the gravy you like.

Mix.

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Cover cook till the capsicum becomes almost soft.

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7. Taste and adjust the salt and water.

Add chopped coriander.

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Mix.

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8. Capsicum curry, bell pepper curry or Simla mirch sabji is ready.

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TIPS How to Prepare Capsicum Curry
1. Add a tablespoon of cream or a teaspoon of ghee, in Step 7, to make the curry rich.
2. Use 1/2 teaspoon of chili and dhania powder if you do not have vangibath powder. The gravy, however, may not be thick. So, vangibath powder is recommended.