Thursday, October 2, 2008

Red Capsicum Chutney






Ingredients

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)

Method:

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.

Serving suggestions:

Serve with hot fluffy idly or chapathi or dosa.
It can be used as a sandwich spreading too.

2 comments:

kalpana said...

Hi viki,

Yesterday i tried ur red pepper chutney and its really delicious,Even my 3 yr old son enjoyed that with his ghee dosa.

Viki Xavier. said...

Hi kalpana,
I am so glad that you like both like this chutney.we too like it very much.Thanks for dropping by. keep visiting.
regards, viki.