Capsicum masala /Capsicum curry / Bell pepper poriyal

Capsicum |Bell pepper ,so far i have used in sambar, paneer curries and other north Indian side dish but never tried a recipe only with capsicum. This recipe i learnt from my MIL. She used to do this recipe once in a week. Because it is low in calorie and full our tummy. This recipe go with rice, chapatti, variety rice also. Here you go.

Health Benefits of Capsicum:

  • Burns More Calorie
  • Supports the Immune System
  • Cures Iron Deficiency
  • Detoxifying Properties
  • Reverses Signs of Ageing
  • Source of Vitamin B6 and Magnesium and more…

serves : 2

Prep Time : 5 mins     Cooking Time : 1o mins


Capsicum/Bell pepper : 2 (make it slices)

Onion : 3 tbsp (chopped)

Red chilly powder : 1 tsp

pottukadalai/Roasted gram Powder : 2 tbsp

Salt to taste

Cumin Seeds : 1 tsp

Oil : 2 tbsp


  1. Heat oil in pan, add cumin seeds, once sizzled, add onion, saute it for 3mins.

2. Then add capsicum, red chilly powder and salt with some water. stir it well. Cover and cook till capsicum gets soft.20170205_191516.jpg3. At last add roasted gram powder/ pottu kadalai podi, stir it for 2mins. Done

20170205_192913.jpg Serve it with white rice, variety rice or with chapatti.20170206_084112


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