Capsicum with Peanuts

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Big capsicum - 4
  • Roasted peanuts - 5 tsp
  • Coconut - 4 tsp
  • Tamarind paste - 2 tsp
  • Cumin - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 3 tsp
  • Garam masala - 2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric - a pinch
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Capsicum with Peanuts

  • Soak the roasted peanuts for 10 min. Cut the capsicum into pieces.
  • Put the oil in a pan, add cumin and allow it to split. Add capsicum pieces and cook until the pieces are soft.
  • Grind the peanuts with grated coconut and tamarind paste with little amount of water.
  • Add this paste to the capsicum in the pan .
  • Allow it to cook for 2 min.
  • Add salt, chilli powder, garam masala and turmeric.
  • Cook till the oil floats on the gravy.
  • Sprinkle some coriander. Serve hot with chapati or Fried rice.