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September 13, 2014

CAPSICUM CHUTNEY RECIPE–SIDE DISH FOR IDLI DOSA

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Green capsicum chutney
Capsicum chutney was in my try list for long time. Finally i tried it yesterday for our breakfast.I got this recipe from Sailu’s blog.She had made this chutney using red bell pepper.But I prepared it using green capsicum and slightly modified the recipe to suit our taste.It came out very well & it tastes very similar to my tomato mint chutney.We loved it a lot with idli,dosa.I saw few capsicum chutney recipes with peanuts too.I must try it soon.Ok,lets see how to make this delicious capsicum chutneyHappy.
Capsicum-chutney

Capsicum chutney recipe


Capsicum chutney recipe Yummy capsicum chutney recipe for idli,dosa
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Sidedish
Serves: Serves 2
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 5 Minutes
Total time: 15 Minutes


INGREDIENTS
To roast & grind
  • Green capsicum or red capsicum - 1/2 no
  • Tomato - 1 no
  • Big onion - 1 no
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tbsp
  • Chana dal - 1/2 tbsp
  • Red chillies - 2 nos
  • Green chillies - 2 nos ( use 1 for less spice)
  • Cooking oil - 1 tbsp
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Salt & water - as needed
  • Coriander leaves - 2 sprigs
To temper
  • Cooking oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
METHOD

  • Roughly chop onion,tomato,capsicum and set aside.Wash coriander leaves.In a kadai,heat oil and roast the dals,chillies along with hing.When the dals start to turn golden,add the chopped tomato,onion & capsicum.Add the required salt and saute till tomato turns mushy.Lastly add  the washed coriander leaves,mix it and switch off the flame.
  • Allow it to cool.Grind it to a smooth paste. Remove in a bowl.Temper all the ingredients given above and add to the chutney.Mix well and serve !
Capsicum chutney recipe
Enjoy with idli,dosa adding sesame oil !


Note

  • For variations u can replace green capsicum with red or yellow.
  • Urad dal was not mentioned in the actual recipe.But i used it for additional flavour.
  • U can also add little grated coconut say 1 tbsp
  • Adjust the quantity of green & red chillies as per your taste


 
Serve this yummy capsicum chutney with idli,dosa drizzled with few drops of gingely oil.Tastes yum !
Capsicum chutney for idli dosa



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14 comments :

  1. Im loving this :) shall make a quick try soon :)

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  2. simple and tasty chutney .. love the clicks

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  3. Sounds so good,I lov capsicum a lot,will try

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  4. wow this looks very diff... capsicum chutney must be so spicy and yum

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  5. This chutney was an instant hit at home. Very tasty. I have added one full capsicum - half red and half green. And added garlic and ginger a little bit while frying. hmmmm so yummy

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    1. Thank u so much for your feedback :) I am glad it turned out well :)

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  6. Nice receive, I think some more vegetables like carrot and chow chow can also be added along with capsicum.

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    1. Thank u Kamalavalli Venkatesan.I have posted a mixed vegetable chutney.In that i have used all these vegetables. :)

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  7. All your recipes are superb Chitra.very very helpful for beginners. All the recipes reminds me of my days in Bangalore as I am born and brought up in Bangalore.now after marriage settled in pudukottai
    Thank you for all your excellent recipes.may this service of yours reach greater heights.

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    1. Thank u so much for your encouraging words :) Keep visiting this space :)

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  8. Hi Chitra, amazing chutney. The taste is out of the world. My family loved it. Infact my FIL was full of praises 😉. All credit to you. Thank you so much.

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