CAPSICUM MASALA PORIYAL
Capsicum is a popular vegetable that is available in three colours: red, green, and yellow. Thanks to its bright colouring, we can use this to make dishes which are attractive to look at and yummy to taste. This versatile veggie can be used to make a wide variety of dishes.
In the United States, what we call Capsicum in India is referred to as Bell Pepper. This is called Shimla Mirch in Hindi and Donne Manasinakayi in Kannada.
Capsicum is said to have several health benefits.
Elsewhere in the blog you will find recipes for dishes made with capsicum, such as :-
Today's recipe is for an easy to make and visually attractive side dish made with capsicum /bell pepper of three colours. This has been adapted from Capsicum Masala Poriyal by Padma Veeranki in the popular website Archana's Kitchen.
I made this in the US when we entertained some friends and it was very much appreciated. It tasted great.
- Capsicum (Red, Yellow and Green) 3
- Mustard Seeds, 1 tsp
- Onion, 1
- Curry Leaves, a sprig
- Salt, to taste
- Oil, 1 tsp
- Coriander Leaves, 2 tbsp, for garnish
- Roasted Peanuts, 1/2 cup
- Fresh Coconut Gratings, 1 tbsp
- Byadgi Dry Red Chillies, 4
- Garlic Cloves, 3
- Cumin Seeds, 1 tsp