Aloo Capsicum Stir-Fry
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 10
  • Servings: 2
  • Preparation Time: 10
  • Potato - 3
  • Bell Pepper - 1
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves - 5
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Green Chili - 2
  • Onion - 1/2 medium
  • Oil - 1 Tbsp
  • salt - 1 tsp
  • Black Pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • Red Chili Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder - 1/2 tsp
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preparatory Steps:
  2. Chop Onions finely into small pieces. Slit the Green Chilies into long slices.
  3. Peel the Potato and Chop them into cubes and Microwave them for 5 min.
  4. Trim the Edges from the Bell Peppers ( or capsicum) and remove the seeds from it. Chop the Bell Peppers into medium size to match the potatoes cubes size.
  5. Method:
  6. Heat Non Stick Pan and add oil to it. Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds followed by mustard seeds. As they start spluttering add curry leaves add turmeric powder.
  7. Add chopped green chili and onion to the tempering. Let the onions saute for 2 min. Add half-boiled potato cubes to the pan. Saute for 2 to 3 min, until Potatoes becomes soft.
  8. Add salt, Red Chili Powder, Coriander powder and simmer Potatoes with spices for 3 minutes.
  9. Add chopped Bell Peppers and saute with Potatoes for 2 to 3 minutes. Bell Pepper shouldn't cook too much, you need to cook until it become little soft, but still crunchy retaining it's color and shape.
  10. Taste and adjust all the seasonings, finally top with some freshly ground black pepper and some cilantro.
  11. Switch off the stove and transfer this to serving bowl and serve with rice or roti.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Aloo in Hindi Language means Potato. Bell Pepper is widely known as Capsicum in India. Hence this is Potato Bell Pepper Stir Fry.