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24 August, 2016

Capsicum and Potato Fry

Posted in : Side dish, veg side dish on by : nrdubey Tags: , , ,

 

Preparation time – 10 mins

Cooking time – 15 mins

Recipe type –  side dish

Serve – 2-3

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Ingredients

Measurement cup used 1 cup = 240 ml

Capsicum / shimlamirch/ green bell pepper – 2 medium size

Potato – 2-3 medium size

Cumin / jeera – ½  tsp

Mustard seeds – ½  tsp

Green chili – 1 chopped

Garlic – 3-4, crushed or grated

Red chili powder – ¼ tsp (as per taste)

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – ½  tsp

Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp

Salt – as per taste

Oil –  2 tbsp

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Method

Take potato and capsicum rinse well under tab water. Peel the potato and cut into small cubes, again rinse under tab water,  drain compeletly and set aside. Cut capsicum from the middle then discard seeds and white part. Cut into small cubes.

Heat oil in kadai.  Add cumin and mustard seeds, allow them to crackle nicely.

Add chopped green chili and grated or mashed garlic, just fry for 2-3 seconds. Do not make them brown.

Now add potato cubes, stir nicely. Cover it up with lid and turn the flame at medium. Cook potato at medium flame for 2-3 minutes.

Now open the lid and add capsicum cubes. Cook for 2-3 minutes at medium without using lid. (capsicum takes very less time to cook so do not use lid otherwise it will change its color.

After 2-3 minutes add red chili, turmeric, coriander, garam masala powder and salt, stir very well. Then cover it again and cook for 2-3 minutes to until potato gets tender and cooked.

When veggies get cooked turn off the flame and serve with chapatti, paratha or dal – rice combo.

 

In Short

 

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Take camsicum and potato

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Chop them

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Heat oil

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Add cumin and mustard, allow them to crackle compeletly

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Add chopped green chili and crushed garlic

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Fry for few seconds, but do not make them brown

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Add chopped potato, stir

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Put lid and cook for 2-3 minutes at medium heat

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After 2-3 minutes

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Add casicum

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Saute for 2-3 more minutes without using lid

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Add turmeric, red chili, coriander, garam masala powder and salt

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Stir, cover it up and  cook until potato gets soft

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Potato – capsicum fry is ready

 

 

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