Capsicum sabzi with Besan - Recipe with step by step pictures

Serving - 2 Ingredients Capsicum - 2 (Remove the seeds and cut into small pieces) Besan (Chickpeas flour) - 1 cup Onion...

Serving - 2


Capsicum - 2 (Remove the seeds and cut into small pieces)
Besan (Chickpeas flour) - 1 cup
Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Red chili powder - 3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Pinch of asafoetida
Curry leaves - 2 strands
Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, pinch of asafoetida and curry leaves. Let them splutter. Add chopped onion and saute till it turns translucent.
  • Add garlic paste and saute till raw smell from garlic goes away. It may take few seconds.
  • Add capsicum, red chili powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste. 
  • Mix well and cover the pan. Let it cook for 3-4 minutes till capsicum turns tender. Keep stirring in between. (You may add some coriander powder and cumin powder to add extra flavor.)
  • Add besan and mix well. Sprinkle little water and reduce the heat. Let it cook covered for about 5-6 minutes. Make sure heat is low to avoid burning at bottom. Keep stirring in between. 
  • Switch off the heat and serve hot with roti.


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  1. Yummy preparation...Would make a lovely side with rice...

  2. Lovely dish, I love this with daal rice......

  3. yummiscious dish and a best combo with meals..

  4. This is my fav one. I have tried this with spring onion too. Nicely done

  5. My mom makes this capsicum zunka as she calls it :) I love it although havent tried making it on my own. You make it perfect, Super delicious & tempting

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  6. Excellent side dish,love simply with curd rice.



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