Capsicum Tomato Curry

Capsicum Tomato Curry

A recipe you can serve at a potluck with any flavored rice or Naan or simple phulkas. The nutty flavor of peanuts and sesame seeds mingles well with the tart taste of tomatoes and sweetness of capsicums. Do not omit kasuri methi as it adds a bright flavor to the dish. Makes for a good side with Aloo Biryani and comes together quick and easy.

Capsicum Tomato Curry Recipe

Prep: 5 mts Cooking: 25 mts

Serves 4-5 persons

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Ingredients:

2 large green capsicums/bell peppers, cut into big squares

1 large onion, finely chopped

1/4 tsp ginger garlic paste

2 tomatoes, cut into big pieces

1 tsp red chilli pwd

1/4 tsp turmeric pwd

1 tsp coriander pwd

1/2 tsp kasuri methi/dry fenugreek leaves

1 1/2 tsps roasted sesame seeds pwd

1 1/2 tsps roasted peanuts pwd

salt to taste

few curry leaves

1 tbsp oil

chopped coriander leaves for garnish

1 Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel, add chopped onions and curry leaves and fry till onions turn transparent. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for 3 mts. Add red chilli pwd, turmeric pwd, coriander pwd and salt and combine. Add the chopped capsicums and tomatoes and fry for 7-8 mts,without lid.
2 Add a cup of water and cook for approx 10-12 mts with lid on low to medium flame. Allow the gravy to thicken.
3 Add the ground nut and sesame seeds pwds and kasuri methi and combine. Cook without lid for 5 mts. Turn off heat. Remove onto serving bowl and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
4 Serve with rice or rotis.

Capsicum Tomato Curry

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 Serves: 5

 Main Ingredients:

  •  capsicum
  •   tomatoes

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A recipe you can serve at a potluck with any flavored rice or Naan or simple phulkas. The nutty flavor of peanuts and sesame seeds mingles well with the tart taste of tomatoes and sweetness of capsicums.

50 thoughts on “Capsicum Tomato Curry

  1. Great recipe!! adding sesame seeds and peanuts give nawabi taste to the dish.I am learning a lot from your postings ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Hi Sailu,
    Thank you for posting a nice recipe. I learnt a lot from your blog and impressed my family members and friends. Could you please post recipes related to stuffed capsicum, beetroot and cabbage?

  3. Hi Sailu,

    We had a gathering and I made many dishes including desserts off your site and collected lots of compliments

    I owe it to you completely for making me look good

    Will surely try this one for the next party

  4. Madam,

    Your recipes are superb and well presented, By the way your quotes on top of the recipe are very good, where from you source them

  5. Hi Sailu

    I have seen your reciepes quite a times whenevr i was searching for some details.. your presentation of things are good.. after looking at them I thought to give a try of my blog too.. before that would like to try your receipe and try to upload in my blog… Is that fine..
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    thank you

  6. Hi Sailu garu… nice recipe. I have always tried capsicum with besan. This is a variation for me. I would definitely give it a try.

  7. Hello Shailaja,
    Just wanted to let you know actually what a service you are doing to the ‘kitchen challenged’ through your site :). The way you make the process simple by numbering the steps, the tempting photographs and of course the awesome results i get at the end of it all keep me addicted to your site! I rarely cooked before marriage and still cooking is more like a chemistry lab to me.Your site has been a real help. The capsicum tomato was so simple and is a total rocker!

    Just one small suggestion. Whenever you post a non-veg dish, could you please include a veggie substitute as well. I am tempted to try many of your non-veg dishes. But often confused if my veggie substitute will work.
    Anyway, thanks for the excellent work!

  8. Hi Sailaja garu,

    Thanks for posting such a great receipes..I tried this receipe on my wedding anniversary and curry was really superb!!!
    I don’t have any interest in cooking..after seeing your site iam very much addicted to kitchen and trying out receipes mentioned in your site..You are really great for sharing information.
    i will try aloo paratha today ๐Ÿ™‚
    Thanks for great help ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Hi Sailu,

    This is a very delicious recipe.Tried it and it goes well with Chapathi.this is HIT in my home.
    Thank you for the recipe.

  10. Your recipes help me make delicious dishes! I am so addicted to your site and I keep trying a new recipe almost every alternate day. Thanks a ton!

  11. Your recipes help me make delicious dishes! I am so addicted to your site and I keep trying a new recipe almost every alternate day. Thanks a ton!

  12. Hi Sailaja,

    I cooked this recipe twice now and my family fell in love with this recipe…looking forward to try other stuff as well…
    Thanks…!

  13. Hi Sailu,

    I tried your capsicum tomato curry, it turned out very well, very simple yet delicious recipe. Good one.

  14. I tried this curry and it came out very well. I prepared it as a side dish with Vegetable fried rice. I used red & yellow bell peppers along with green peppers. The sweet and hot taste blended very well.

    Thanks for sharing it.

  15. This is awesome dish, my wife loved it. She never had 4 chapatis in her life, but she had with this curry. I did some additions like adding cashew nuts, aloo and green chillis. It came awesome. Trick I missed all these days is to cook the dish well and simmer it for long time. You detailed steps so well that no one can miss your dish

  16. Hi,
    This turned out awesome! Its easy and lip smacking ๐Ÿ˜€
    Had it with both roti as well as the Potato biryani. Was yum yum.
    Thank you.

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