Capsicum Recipes for Chapati

Most of the individuals today are health conscious and prefer to eat only fruits and vegetables that have immense nutritional value and provide many health benefits. People have become very choosy regarding what they eat, and a majority of them eat vegetables that help the body to burn fat and lose weight. One such vegetable is the capsicum. Capsicum known as chilli pepper or bell pepper comes in colors like red, green and yellow. The vegetable has medicinal properties and is used in many recipes for its spicy taste. Capsicum boosts metabolism. It has the power to lower triglycerides in the blood, which helps the body to burn more calories. It is an excellent vegetable for those who are trying to lose weight. Let’s take a look at the names of some capsicum recipes that is a suitable side dish to be eaten with chapatis.

List of some capsicum recipes for chapati

• Capsicum in spicy peanut gravy
• Capsicum in spicy curd gravy
• Capsicum onion curry
• Creamy capsicum paneer curry
• Capsicum gram flour curry
• Capsicum peas gravy
• Corn capsicum curry
• Capsicum tomato curry
• Capsicum potato sabzi
• Capsicum cauliflower bhaaji
• Bell pepper curry
• Capsicum coconut curry
• Capsicum korma
• Capsicum masala curry
• Capsicum cabbage and peas curry
• Capsicum Gojju
• Capsicum besan sabzi
• Stuffed capsicum masala
• Capsicum mushroom curry
• Brinjal capsicum gravy

Since capsicum is full of flavors, this vegetable can be used in a variety of recipes. It is also cut into thin strips and used as toppings also, as in pizzas. Given below is the recipe for capsicum in spicy peanut gravy.

Recipe for capsicum in spicy peanut gravy

• Capsicum: 3 cut into cubes
• Peanuts: ¼ cup
• Coconut: 1 tbsp
• Sesame seeds: 1 tbsp
• Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
• Coriander seeds: 1 tsp
• Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
• Oil: 2 tbsp
• Coriander powder: 1 tsp
• Red chilli powder: ½ – 1 tsp
• Turmeric powder: ½ tsp
• Tamrind paste: 1 tsp
• Salt to taste
• Coriander leaves for garnishing
For grinding to paste:
Onion: 1
Tomatoes: 2
Ginger: ½ inch
Garlic: 2 cloves
Green chilli: 1
Grind the ingredients under ‘for grinding to paste’ to a fine paste.
Dry roast the peanuts, coconut, sesame seeds, cumin seeds and coriander seeds. Leave it to cool and then grind them to coarse powder.
• Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.
• When the mustard splutter, add the ground paste and cook till you get a nice aroma.
• Add tamrind paste and cook till the raw flavor disappears.
• Add the coarse powder.
• Add coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt.
• Saute for 3-4 minutes.
• Add the capsicum.
• Add ½ cup water and cook on a low flame till the capsicum gets cooked and the gravy thickens.
• Garnish with coriander leaves
Transfer into a serving dish and serve this capsicum in spicy peanut gravy, hot, with chapati.