Sunday, March 31, 2013

Potato Capsicum Curry-Aloo Capsicum Sabzi Recipe

This is another simple vegetable curry recipe using South Indian masala which goes well with both rice and chapati. This curry can be used to prepare chapati rolls also.Just place 3 tbsp of this subji on chapati, roll it and serve or pack it in your lunch box. It is easy to carry and also very filling and satisfying. Today we will learn how to prepare aloo capsicum sabji following this simple recipe.

Potato Capsicum Curry

How to make Capsicum Potato Curry

Prep time - under 10 mins
Cook time - under 20 mins
Serves - 3-4

Ingredients needed

Onion -3/4 cup (cut lengthwise)
Potato -1/2 cup
Capsicum -2 cups
Turmeric Powder - a pinch
Chilli powder - 1/2 - 3/4 tsp
Salt as needed

Curry podi

Coriander seeds -1 1/2 tbsp
Red chillies -3
Bengal gram/channa dal -1 tbsp

Heat 1/2 tsp of oil and fry coriander seeds, red chillies and channa dal until dal turns golden brown. Powder it coarsely and keep it aside. This is the Curry podi or masala.

For the seasoning 

Oil - 1 tbsp
Cumin/ jeera seeds - 3/4 tsp


Cut potatoes, onions and capsicum lengthwise.


Heat oil in a kadai or pan, add jeera seeds, when it sizzles, add onion and saute until onions turn golden brown.

Add potatoes, turmeric powder and cook covered until potatoes are half done. Sprinkle water if needed and stir in between.

Then add capsicum, chilli powder, 2 tbsp of curry podi, salt needed and cook covered on medium flame until capsicums are soft. You have to stir in between for even cooking. 

Capsicum potato curry is ready to be served with rice or chapati or plain parathas

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  1. i generally take the way u said roll it and eat it !:) its good to taste infact !

  2. Yummy spicy accompaniment to hot rotis :)

  3. Delicious and mouthwatering potato and capsicum curry. Simply yet looks tempting.

  4. nice combo of vegetables.. looks good

  5. Lovely combination of vegetables and looks yummy

  6. I dont mind inviting myself to ur place to enjoy this delicious food.

  7. Love the combination. This looks delicious.

  8. i liked this recipe...another perfect combo in veg

  9. Yummy. Good side dish for rotis.

  10. Interesting, great elements with potato and capsicum and that touch of Indian spices. I prefer it with my plate of rice and yum to that.

  11. Lovely to go with Indian breads. Luv this.

  12. Very interesting combination.. love it :)

  13. Thanks Padhu....
    This is first time i prepared any sabji to surprise my wife and she (and obviously me as well) liked it and it went well... your instructions are good & easy to do....

  14. Loved the curry podi/ masala... that made the difference.... thanks for the receipe....!


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