Recipe: Capsicum Subji

CooQ : Recipe: Capsicum Subji

Capsicum Subji

Indian, Mains

71 calories/serving
20 mins
Made with two of the easily available vegetables, it is one of the easiest & quickest recipes for day-to-day use.

Recipe by:

Hebbars Kitchen


gram flour
mustard seed
cumin seed
green chilli
turmeric powder
kashmiri red chilli powder
cumin powder
coriander powder
amchur powder


1. Dry roast 1/4 cup gram flour or besan on low flame until the besan turns aromatic and golden brown. keep aside.

2. In a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil. then add 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp fennel or saunf, a pinch of hing pr asafoetida. let them splutter.

3. Add 1 slit green chilli and saute on low flame.

4. Further, add 2 capsicums cut into cubes and stir fry without overcooking.

5. Keeping the flame on low, add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp cumin powder, 3/4 tsp coriander powder, 1 tsp aamchur powder and 3/4 tsp salt. saute on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.

6. Now add in the 1/4 cup of roasted besan and mix well. mix until the besan is well coated to capsicum. you can sprinkle 2 tbsp of water if the mixture is too dry.

7. Cover and simmer for 7 minutes until everything is well cooked.

8. Finally, enjoy shimla mirch besan sabji with phulka or roti.

By Hebbars Kitchen