Thursday, October 2, 2008
Red Capsicum Chutney
Red capsicum - (400 gms) deseeded and chopped
Dry red chillies - 4
garlic - 2 pearls
mustard seeds - 1 tsp
cumin - 1/4 tsp
curry leaves - 1 brig
olive oil - 1 tbsp
tamarind - cherry fruit size
salt to taste
Tomato - 1 (optional)
Heat olive oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Once they splutter, add the cumin and fry a few seconds. Add a couple of curry leaves.
Add dry red chillies and fry for a few seconds.
Take them out.
In the same oil fry the chopped red capsicum . Add chopped tomato also , if you want more quantity.
Add the tamarind to it , sprinkle some water and close it with a lid.
Cook the capsicum till it becomes tender.
Once all fried ingredients are cool, grind with garlic and salt to taste .
No need to temper this chutney at the end.
Serve with hot fluffy idly or chapathi or dosa.
It can be used as a sandwich spreading too.