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6/11/2011

Capsicum Pachadi / Capsicum Chutney

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Ingredients:-


Capsicum-2 nos (medium size)(Washed and cubed)
Green Chillies-3 nos
Red chillies-2 nos
Tamarind paste-3 to 4 tbsp (adjust ur taste)
Coriander seeds-1 tsp
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
oil-1 tbsp
For Seasoning / Tadka:-

Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Channa dal-1/2 tsp (optional)
Black gram dal-1 tsp (optional)
Red chill-1 nos
Asafoetida / Hing-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-few
 Oil-2 tbsp

Method:-

Wash and cut into pieces  the capsicum.
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Heat oil in a cooking pan add coriander seeds,cumin seeds,red chillies and green chillies and fry on medium heat for 4 to 5 mints,stirring it constantly.
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Now add cubed capsicum pieces ,salt and turmeric powder and tamarind paste mix well.Cook on medium heat for 10 minutes.Till it cooked.Remove and cool.
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Once its cool ,grind to a coarse paste.
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Add the oil to the cooking pan,add mustard seeds,let them pop,add dals.Let the dals turn brown ,add curry leaves,hing and dry red chillies  stir fry for few seconds.
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Now add the grounded capsicum paste to the seasoning and stir fry for at least 15 to 20 mts on low to medium flame.
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Ensure that the capsicum paste is thoroughly fried in oil.This pachadi stays fresh for a few days if stored in the refrigerator.
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Serve with hot rice.
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50 comments:

Priti

Yum ..new for me and looks just so fab ...

Reshmi Mahesh

A delicious spicy chutney....yumm...

Raksha

yummy and well demonstrated

Vardhini

I have made chutney with red capsicum .. this is so different and looks good.

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julie

delicious chutney,perfect with dosas..I too have red bell pepper chutney in my posts,but never tried green bell peppers;will try soon..

Nitha

Looks interesting..

savitha ramesh

A big fan of ur chutneys.Surely will try this.
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Saras

spicy chutney, love it..

Chitra

lovely chutney ...definitely different from the normal chutney i do with coconut ...will try it

kothiyavunu.com

Nice chutney Divya..All i need is a plate of idili to taste this yummy chutney.

Deeksha

Capsicum chutney is very new to me.. Looks very tasty. Will try it!

Padhu

Looks spicy and delicious

Madhura Manoj

New to me.Spicy & delish chutney.
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Prathima Rao

Love this spicy chutney!!! Mom makes a similar one too..Perfect with hot rice :)
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BeenaShylesh

after a long back iam giving my commends....i was on a short break...i had new commer at my home..a baby girl...
nice chutney..new one...

Priya

Fingerlicking chutney, i can have two more idlis with this delicious chutney..

kaveri

That's a new and yummy looking chutney...will definitely give it a try

khushi

so delicious chutney!!

Sayantani

I can imagine the fab capsicum flavour in this chutney. very refreshing.

Suja

Wow spicy and delicious chutney..

Raina

Yum, looks delicious, very flavorful:)

Sensible Vegetarian

Delicious and tangy chutney. Looks yummy.

Pushpa

Spicy and delicious chutney.

aipi

Delicious n flavorful ~ yum!
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Aarthi

looking yummy

Valarmathi Sanjeev

Like to have with roti, looks yummy.

Treat and Trick

Yummy and tempting chutney!


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Ambreen

What an interesting recipe! Looks delicious, spicy & tangy.

Priya Sreeram

looks pretty good !

Jay

completely new to me...very interesting n healthy divya..:)

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MiniBinoy

first time on your blog Divya.. this recipe is new to me.. thanks for sharing:)..following you from nowon

SravsCulinaryConcepts

wonderful chutney dear !! love to have with hot rice and ghee !!

Ramya

My My that looks soo spicy n yummy!!never tried chutney with capsicum...wud love to try it:-)

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal

Absolutely love the idea, it looks superb with that tempering. Great step by step pics.

Sarah Naveen

nice recipe..looks so delicious..

RAKS KITCHEN

Never tried capsicum chutney so far,sounds absolutely mouthwatering!

Sheeba Asariah

Love your blog:) awesome step by step recipe:)

Lavanya Selvaraj

Looks very new to me... healthy chutney!

San

Capsicum chutney looks splendid divya, love to have it with dosa.Nice pics.

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JishasKitchen

wow...interesting recipe and it sounds delicious...yum yum

Babli

Very interesting and innovative recipe. Capsicum chutney looks fabulous, yummy and tempting. I love capsicum because of its flavour and shall definitely try your recipe. Wonderful presentation.

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover)

this sound too healthy and good.

Gita Jaishankar

Very interesting and delicious chutney dear :)

Biny Anoop

I am going to try this out....i have 2 capsicums to put to rest...love the chutney

Madhu

Nice recipe Divya...never tried it at home. looks good.

An Open Book

i had no idea u cud do that with capsicum..thanks for the idea

Kalyani

interesting recipe ..... chutney looks yummy ...... new recipe to me .... will try some time ......

Plateful

Pachadi with capsicum sounds like a delicious idea. I bet it tasted as yummy as it looks in your pictures!

Quay Po Cooks

I have not tried making my own chutney. Bookmarked this to make it soon. Thanks.

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Nice chutney..I too make chutneys with capsicum but your method is slightly different.

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