Capsicum Porial

Usually capsicum does not go as side dish for rice varieties say, for dal rice or sambar rice or rasam rice. I tried preparing it like we prepare beans porial and it went well with dal rice for lunch.
1. Capsicum -2
2. Oil – 1 tbsp
3. Mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp
4. Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
5. Asafoetida – 1 pinch
6. Curry leaves – 5 or6
7. Gram flour – 2 tbsp
8. Chili powder – 1 tsp
9. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
10. Salt as per taste

Step 1: Cut the capsicum into long thin slices
Step 2: Heat oil in a pan, sprinkle mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and then toss the capsicum in it. Cover and cook for a couple of  minutes.
Step 3: Open the lid, stir and then add turmeric powder, gram flour, salt, chili powder and mix well.
Step 4: Again close the lid and cook for 2 – 3 minutes by stirring once in between.
Step 5: Serve warm with hot steamed rive and dal/ sambar/ rasam.


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