Thursday, 21 January 2010

Green Bell Pepper/Capsicum Chutney

A simple chutney with green bell peppers which goes well with thalipattu/dosa and the likes.

You will need...

Green bell pepper/Capsicum - 1 chopped
Urid dal - 1 tsp
Daria gotta/Pottu kadala - 2 tbsp
Whole red chillies - 2-3
Tamarind - a little/to taste
Grated/desicated coconut - 2-3 tbsp
Coriander leaves - few

To garnish...
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few

Heat oil in a pan and add urid dal followed by chopped bell peppers and stir fry until the sides of the peppers turn golden. Add whole chillies, salt, daria gotta/pottu kadala, coconut and tamarind. Stir fry for 2-3 mins and let it cool. Grind it with little water and coriander leaves. Splutter mustard seeds in oil, add jeera and curry leaves and garnish the chutney with these. Serve with dosa or thalipattu.

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