Monday, September 14, 2009

Capsicum Curry

This is a simple capsicum curry/sabji prepared along with tomato and potatoes.This dry curry can be packed for lunch with rotis. It also goes well with dal and chawal. Today we will learn how to make this simple bell pepper curry following this easy recipe.

capsicum sabji

Capsicum Sabji-Capsicum Curry

Capsicum Sabji-Capsicum Curry

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 20 mins 
 Serves: 2
 Recipe CategorySide Dish
 Recipe CuisineIndian

   Ingredients needed

   Capsicum -200 grams
   Potato - 1
   Onion- 1 (big)
   Tomato -1

   Spice Powder

   Cumin/jeera powder -1 tsp
   Coriander seed powder -1 tsp
   Garam masala powder -1/2 tsp
   Chilli powder -1/2 tsp
   Salt to taste

  For the seasoning

   Oil -2 tbsp
   Cumin seeds -1/4 tsp


Peel potato and cut it lengthwise.

Cut onion, capsicum and tomato also lengthwise. Remove the seeds for tomato.


Heat oil in a kadai, add cumin seeds, when it sizzles, add onions and saute till they turn translucent.

Add potatoes and cook covered stirring inbetween. When potatoes are half cooked, add capsicum. You can sprinkle water in between.

Add coriander powder, jeera powder, garam masala powder, chilli powder and salt needed.

Cook capsicum for a few minutes and then add tomatoes and continue to cook for a few more minutes. Do not forget to stir 2 or 3 times in between for even cooking.

Do not overcook the capsicum as it will not taste good. This simple dish goes well as a side dish with roti and rice.

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  1. A yum recipe!Are u by any chance Padma Shanker?

  2. I've been looking for new capsicum recipes. Thanks for posting this! Looks delicious :)

  3. Hai Madam
    I have a doubt.Every one is telling MAIDA is not good for health.
    can u tell me any alternate flour to prepare soup

  4. Yes, maida is not good for health. It is used only for thickening. Try using wheat flour or you can even skip adding maida.

  5. Hi
    Should we remove the capsicum seeds?

  6. I always look out for some great recipes of yours.

    Pls keep up the good work

  7. Hello Padhu. Your recipes are truly yummmmm😊

  8. Should we not grind the tomatoes into paste.

    1. Not necessary for curry. If you want gravy, you can try this capsicum gravy.Click the link below to take you to that recipe.
      Capsicum Gravy for chapati and rice

  9. Hi Padhu,
    can we use any color capsicum for this recipe ?


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