Simple bell pepper stir fry

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Total Time:
30-40 mins
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - Chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup - Chopped onion
  • 2 tsp - Chickpea flour (Senagapindi, Besan)
  • 1/2 tsp - Red chili powder
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • Salt
  • For Seasoning/Tempering:
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Bengal gram (Pachi Senagapappu, Chana Dal)
  • 1/2 tsp - Black gram (Minappappu, Urad Dal)
  • 1 - Dry red Chili
  • Few curry leaves
  • 2 tsp - Oil

How to Make Simple bell pepper stir fry

  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
  • When they splutter, add cumin seeds, Bengal gram, black gram and fry till the dals turn golden brown in color.
  • Then add red chilli, curry leaves and fry well.
  • Later add onions, bell pepper and saute well.
  • Sprinkle turmeric on top and mix well. Cover and leave the curry on medium flame for some time until the veggies become soft and cooked.
  • Mix besan with red chili powder and sprinkle this on top of the curry.
  • Add salt also and mix well. Leave it for some time until besan loses its raw smell and blends well with the curry.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and enjoy with rice or chapathis.