Monday, April 21, 2008

Tri-Colour Capsicum Curry

When we were moving to a new house Sunitha had send methi parathas and this tri-colour capsicum curry for dinner. It was really too good. The combination was very very good. She told that she made this curry of her own.

Learnt From: One of my friends Sunitha. It is her own recipe.


Red Capsicum --- 1
Orange Capsicum --- 1
Green Capsicum --- 1

Frozen Green Peas --- ½ cup
Onion --- ¼ of the big one
Coriander powder --- ½ tsp
Cumin powder --- ½ tsp
Garam masala --- ½ tsp
Turmeric powder --- a pinch
Salt --- as per taste
Milk --- ½ cup (optional)

For Seasoning:

Oil --- 1 tblsn
Mustard seeds --- 1 tsp


Chop capsicum and onion into small pieces.
Heat a tblsn of oil in a pan.
Add and toast mustard seeds.
When the mustard seeds start spluttering add chopped onions. Stir fry till onions become translucent.
Add chopped capsicum and frozen green peas. But I forgot to add frozen peas.

Add a pinch of turmeric and enough salt to the capsicums.
Add ½ cup of water or milk to the capsicum.

Cover it and cook till capsicums are done. Adjust water.
Stir occasionally.

Add coriander powder, cumin powder, & garam masala each ½ tsp.
Stir fry for 2 minutes.
Turn off the heat.

Transfer the curry to a serving bowl.

Tastes good with chapathi, roti or methi paratha.


  1. Hi,

    The Recipe didn't come good. More over it was very very sweet.


  2. hiii,
    I tried this recipe, turned out very delicious

    thank you

  3. Sailaja,
    Dish came out good.

    capsicum (bell pepper) and garam masala made this dish did not make this dish that hot and thus I added some chilli powder and green chilli. I also added tomato.

    Thank you for the try color dish!, and thanks to your friend too.


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