Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Capsicum Sesame Curry (Dry) / Capsicum nuvvulu kura


Ingredients

2 cups finely chopped capsicum
1 cup finely chopped onions
2 tbsp sesame seeds
2 tbsp split urad dal(husked)
1/2 tsp coriander powder
salt to taste

for tempering
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/3 tsp Asafoetida powder
2 tbsp curry leaves
1 green chilli slit length wise

Preparation
Heat a heavy bottomed pan and dry roast sesame seeds for 2 minutes on medium heat till slightly brown. Set aside. Similarly roast urad dal till golden and set aside to cool. Once the urad dal and sesame seeds have cooled down completely, grind it into a coarse powder and keep aside.
Heat a pan, add oil and temper with all the ingredients in the given order.
Once tempered, add onion and saute for a minute. To this add capsicum and saute on medium flame till capsicum is slightly soft and cooked. Do not overcook. To the capsicum add the prepared sesame powder, salt and coriander powder and mix well. On low heat let the curry cook for 2 minutes.
Remove from heat and serve with rotis or rice!

24 comments:

Priti said...

I liked sesame addition in this...looks yum

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

nice version dear,luks delicious...

Now Serving said...

looks fresh and yummy - Love it :)And i know what you mean when you would not cut the cake - luckily we went to dinner and took the cake with us - 4 teenagers hovering and drooling over the cake is enough incentive to cut it :)

sanjeeta kk said...

Capsicum is my fave. veggie and adding sesame to it sounds so delicious way to enjoy it! Must try this easy and yummy dish.

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sanjeeta kk said...

Capsicum is my fave. veggie and adding sesame to it sounds so delicious way to enjoy it! Must try this easy and yummy dish.

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Reshmi Mahesh said...

Yummy capsicum recipe with a nice variation...

Shanthi said...

Looks lovely with unique sesame twist.

Smitha said...

I think the flavors in this dish are too good....bell pepper with sesame...too yum!
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Laavanya said...

That's a nice dry curry - must try with sesase seed infused version.

Prathibha said...

curry looks yumm..capsi n besan is my favorite combo..even this looks equally delicious..

Suman Singh said...

Looks like a great recipe to me! the sauce looks perfect.

Chitra said...

Must be flavorful ,Sounds good :)

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious wonderful curry

Pavani said...

I keep some ground roasted sesame seeds in the fridge to add to curries but never tried in capsicum curry. Will try next time. Looks delicious.

Kitchen Flavours said...

Very simple and yum recipe with capsicum.....love to try this soon....

Priya said...

Love the addition of sesame in this curry,soo marvellous..

Renu said...

I have never tried sesame in any vegetable curry. I really like the flavor but never thot of putting it in a curry. Your version looks nice, will give it a try

Sushma Mallya said...

Tht is a lovely curry, perfect with chapathi!

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Simple and yummy looking curry.... Nice recipe... YUM!

sweethome said...

Nice flavors.Looks delicious

RAKS KITCHEN said...

MIL made once curry with capsicum,this sounds very simple yet wonderful!

Sailaja said...

awesome combination. yummy

aipi said...

I love bell peppers and glad to find another cool way to make them..the pic is really nice :)

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Aarthi said...

looks good. I am going to try this today hopefully :)