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Begum Kee Mirch Recipe

Begum Kee Mirch is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 4 Capsicum - Red, Orange, Yellow, Green - 1 each
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 2 cups cashews
  • 5-6 Cloves
  • 5-6 black pepper
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 5-6 Green chilli
  • 2 cups yogurt
  • 1/4 inch Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Saffron
  • Coriander leaves for garnish
  • How to Make Begum Kee Mirch:

    1. Grind cashews, cloves, black pepper, cinnamon stick, green chilly and ginger well together Add yogurt to the above mixture and blend it into a fine paste.
    2. Cut Capsicum and onions into thin slices of around 3 inch long.
    3. Heat ghee in a kadhai(preferably earthen-ware).
    4. Add cumin seeds to the ghee.
    5. After the seeds start breaking, add onions to it.
    6. Shallow fry it for 2-3 minutes or until it becomes golden brown.
    7. Add Capsicum to it and stir fry it for 5 mins till it becomes tender.
    8. Add the spiced paste, saffron and a cup of water and let it cook for 5-7 mins over a low flame.
    9. Add salt to taste.
    10. Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve it hot with pulav or any Indian breads.


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