Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Peas and Capsicum Masala

This is another simple and tasty recipe which goes well , like a side dish to Chapati's or Roti's. This is a dry version of Peas and Capsicum Masala.

Here's the yummy recipe of Peas and Capsicum Masala.



Ingredients


Capsicum ( Bell Pepper)- 2 medium sized chopped


Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp


Jeera ( cumin seeds) - 1/2 tsp


Onion -1 chopped


Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp


Peas (green/white) - 1 cup (boiled)


Red chilli powder - 1 tsp


Dhania powder( coriander powder) - 1 tsp


Grated coconut - 1 tbsp (optional)


Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp


Salt to taste


Oil - 2 tsp








Method


1. Heat 2 tsp oil in a kadai. Add few mustard seeds and jeera to it. Allow them to crackle.


2. Now add chopped onion and saute it till onions turns translucent.


3. Add haldi, all the dry powders and ginger-garlic paste. Fry for 2 mins.


4. Now shift boiled peas and chopped capsicum to the kadai. Add very little water and close the lid and let it cook for few more mins till capsicum is done. Add grated coconut if you like them. I added 2 tbsp freshly grated coconut to this.


5. Remember peas is already cooked and capsicum doesnot take too long to cook. So check the mixture once after 5 mins and add salt to taste.

Peas and Capsicum masala is ready to serve.


This is a South Indian dish which is best served with rice, chapati, Roti.



Try this quick and tasty recipe and let me know your valuable feedback.

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