alu capsicum masala


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About this recipe: This is a dry curry/subji and can be taken with rice or chapati or any bread. We can even use this for sandwich or chapati roll...

sumana Karnataka, India

Serves: 4 

  • 2 big potatoes
  • 2 big tomatoes
  • 2 big onions
  • 1 capsicum or bell pepper
  • 1 string curry leaves
  • 1 string corriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon jeera
  • 1 teaspoon zachia - i bought this in dhanaulti, uttaranchal , india in a eco park
  • 1 green chilli slit
  • 2 teaspoons chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons jeera powder
  • 2 teaspoons corriander powder
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Boild potatoes in pressure cooker or microwave. Once cooled, remove the skin and cub into cubes or any shape if you are creative at that.
  2. Add oil to pan or kadai. Add jeera and zachia, allow to splutter. Add curry leaves, turmeric, green chillies. Add onions and capsicum and bit of salt. Close the pan lid and allow to cook.
  3. Once onions turn brown, add tomatoes and all powders. Close the lid and allow tomatoes to soften.
  4. Add cube potatoes now and salt. Mix well and keep the stove in simmer for few mins.
  5. Garnish with corriander leaves.

Use next day

use for sandwich


Idid not add capsicum when i prepared, you can always add !

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Something else. Hi Sumana this is santhosh .Can you help in making me fish biryani .Im eager to learn it from you .my id is or - 11 Dec 2010


Hi santosh, i am veggie... sorry cant help on fish biryani... search for it and you can find for sure.. use the faceted or top text search - 23 Feb 2011


I search for this recipe and yours appeared first. I made this today as potatoes were already boiled and looked for a good recipe. Wonderful and the smell speaks for it. But no doubt the quality of things still add more to the dish. - 19 Sep 2012

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