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Showing posts with label Capsicum Dishes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Capsicum Dishes. Show all posts

Friday, 25 November 2016

Capsicum Rice/Bell Pepper Rice/Kudaimilagai Saadam/Easy Capsicum Rice for Lunch Box/How to make Capsicum/Bell Pepper Rice

Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share a very colorful, vibrant, tasty, flavorful and delicious capsicum/bell pepper/kudaimilagai rice. This rice is a perfect lunch box item for school and office.  The rice is perfectly blended with Indian spices along with crunchy and colorful capsicum which makes it taste heavenly. Not just the color, capsicum is loaded with vitamin A and vitamin C. They have low calories and helps in speeding up the metabolism.  Capsicum has found to have good effect on gastrointestinal problems like flatulence, stomach upset, abdominal cramps etc [info source:the health site]. I have used all the three colors of capsicum [red, green and yellow]. You can just use whichever is available at home. Do try out this delectable capsicum rice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Vegetarian Rice Varieties and Non Vegetarian RiceVarieties here.

Here’s how to make Capsicum Rice with step by step photos…

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Stuffed Capsicum /Stuffed Bell Pepper baked in Oven

Hello Friends,

Today I am going to share a very easy and lovely, stuffed capsicum baked in oven. I have used potato filling in the capsicum, you can very well replace it with chicken masala, peas & cauliflower masala , rice and meat etc. Do try out these lovely stuffed capsicums and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Stuffed capsicum… 

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Cucumber & Bell pepper Salad

Hello friends,
With not much of introduction toady I am going to share a very simple, quick and super healthy cucumber & bell pepper salad.

Here’s how to make Cucumber & Bell pepper Salad...

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Vegetable & Egg Pasta [Healthy Version with No Cheese & No Sauces]

Making Pasta need not always involve cheese in it; here is another healthy, quick and filling pasta dish without any cheese or sauces. Kids love to eat pasta, but the responsibility of making it healthy lies on us. This Vegetable and Egg pasta is one such dish with no cheese or white sauce, but loaded with vegetables and rich in protein  from eggs. Do try out this flavourful, tempting and delicious Vegetable & Egg pasta and give your feedback. Check out other delicious Pasta varieties here.

Here’s how to make Vegetable & Egg pasta with step by step photos….

Friday, 15 November 2013

Capsicum Besan Sabji/Capsicum Fry with Chickpea Flour/Tri Colour Capsicum Fry

I am seriously fond of capsicums I thinks it’s because of its mild flavour, vibrant colour and so many more reasons. Botanically capsicums/bell peppers are fruits as they have seeds. But as they are widely used for cooking, so they are accepted as vegetables.  Capsicums have different names around the world, they are called as chilli peppers in Britain. In USA and Canada they are called as Bell peppers. In Australia and Asia they are known as Capsicums. The capsicums come in different colours like green, red, yellow, orange and even purple, though I am yet to see a purple one. I was really astonished when I read about purple capsicums. The stronger the color of capsicums, the higher the level of anti-oxidants in them. They have high content of vitamin A, C, B complex , E along with other important minerals needed for our body. Let’s all eat healthy and lead a healthy life. Please check out other Capsicum dishes here.

Here’s how to make Capsicum Besan Sabji with step by step photos….

Thursday, 7 November 2013

Chilli Paneer Dry/Easy Paneer Recipes

There is one big problem I am coming across every day, it is definitely not cooking, it is not teaching lessons for kids, it is not the household work, it is not shopping but it is writing an introduction for the recipes. I write a few things, delete it, then rewrite and then somehow settle with a few lines and then move ahead. Coming to today’s recipe I made chilli paneer dry version, which is yet another delectable paneer dish found in all the restaurant menus. This is another simple and quick paneer dish made with onions, capsicums, blended with sauces and Indian spices. Check out other Paneer dishes like Paneer BhurjiPalak PannerPaneer ButterMasala and Kadai Paneer in the corresponding links.

Here’s how to make Chilli Paneer Dry with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Kadai Paneer/Paneer Recipes

Since I was born and brought up in South India, paneer was not cooked at home when I was a small kid, we used to have paneer dishes at restaurants and at special occasions. But later on things started to change, we started to make paneer at home and incorporate in many recipes. Now it is so common and my kids also love paneer  I make several paneer dishes referring to books and recipes from friends. This kadai paneer is a very famous and common dish found in almost all the Indian restaurants and my husband’s favourite. Check out other paneer recipes like Paneer Bhurji, Palak Panner, Paneer ButterMasala in the corresponding links.

Here’s how to make Kadai Paneer with step by step photos…


Sunday, 27 October 2013

Stuffed Capsicum Masala/Stuffed Bell Pepper Masala

Though this stuffed capsicum masala looks very hard to make, it is really very easy and has immense flavour and taste. I have made potato filling for the stuffing which can be replaced with tomato cheese filling or potato & peas masala filling or anything of your choice. The stuffed capsicum masala is very filling, one stuffed capsicum and two rotis makes one whole meal. I have used different colored capsicums, you can make with any coloured capsicums depending on availability.

Here’s how to make Stuffed Capsicum Masala with step by step photos…

Saturday, 19 October 2013

Egg Omelette [Indian Style]/Masala Omelette

 I make eggs every day in my house, it could be just regular fried eggs, boiled or scrambled ones, I think it is the same with all of you. But these omelettes are my life saver. When I am really tired of cooking and very lazy, I just make these omelettes and serve it with simple rasam  and white rice. I also make these omelettes and serve them with bread and some tomatoes for breakfast. Anyone can make this  filling, simple and quick egg omelette without any hassles.

Here’s how to make Egg Omelette with step by step photos…

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Green Bell Pepper Chutney/Capsicum Chutney

Chutneys play a very important part in our day to day food, especially in South Indian cooking. We make variety of chutneys starting from green leaves to all kinds of vegetables. Today I am going to share “Green Bell Pepper/Green Capsicum Chuteny” with you all. I have posted other variety of chutneys before, do check it out here.

Here’s how to make Green Bell Pepper Chutney with step by step photos…


Thursday, 12 September 2013

Idli Fry - South Indian Delight

Hello friends,
Today I have come up with quick, simple and hassle free lunch box item, yes it is idli fry. I think the name says it all, I am not going to say anything more about this recipe. So without any delay…

Here’s how to make idli fry with step by step photos…

Friday, 6 September 2013

Red Bell Pepper Chutney[Side dish for Idlis, dosas, chapathis and more]

We make different types of chutneys as side dish for idlis and dosas, here is another simple and delectable chutney in that same list. Red bell pepper chutney is very easy and quick to make, just try it out friends you will surely love it.  Check out other delectable chutneys here.

Here’s how to make Red Bell Pepper Chutney with step by step photos…

Sunday, 1 September 2013

Cantonese Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir Fry - IFC1

I am happy to be part of IFC – International Food Challenge initiated by Mrs. Saraswathi Tharagaram of Saras yummy bites and Mrs. Shobana Sekar of Kitchensecrets and snippets. The objective of this challenge is to explore the world cuisine, try and taste international recipes and learn about different heritage and food in other parts of the world. Thank you very much Sara and Shobana for this wonderful challenge.


The very first challenge in IFC for this month is the Cantonese Cuisine which is one of the main cuisines of China.

For this challenge I chose to do the Chinese Scallion Pancake and the Cantonese Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir Fry. It was really exotic  and I am sharing Cantonese Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir Fry in this post and check out the Chinese Scallion Pancake here.


Here’s how to make Cantonese Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir Fry with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Creamy Vegetable Soup

I am not going to give much of an introduction to this yummy, creamy, healthy and delicious soup. Now that my kids are home on holidays, they are having play dates and other kids coming home to play, I made the whole lot a healthy soup. So I thought of sharing it with you all.

Here’s Creamy vegetable soup with step by step photos…

Saturday, 20 July 2013

Vegetable Pasta – Indian Style

This is a very simple Penne pasta cooked with healthy vegetables and delicious Indian spices. The name says it all, so I don’t think it needs much of an introduction.

Here’s  how to make Vegetable Pasta with step by step photos…

Monday, 18 March 2013

Pav Bhaji Mumbai Style

Pav Bhaji is a Maharashtrian fast food dish that originated in Mumbai. This dish was originally created by a vendor for the mill workers who had very little time to have their lunch. Pav in Marathi means a small loaf of bread and Bhaji means a vegetable dish. I am very lucky to have a Maharashtrian friend who made this bhaji for a get together. I fell in so much love with it, the first thing I did was to get the recipe from her and tried it and the bhaji came out fabulous.

It is a healthy one pot meal, which nobody should miss. Here’s the Mumbai style bhaji with step by step photos…


So why do you have to wait, just enjoy…

Monday, 11 March 2013

Potato,Peas & Capsicum curry/Aloo, Peas &Capsicum Curry

Potato, Peas & Capsicum curry is a one pot curry which is very easy to make and a very healthy dish.
Here’s how to make it with step by step photos…


Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Capsicum & Onion Uthappam

The journey of idli batter is longer compared to any other batter. Day one and two we make idlis, day three we make dosas and the left over batter on day four we can make uthappams. The sour taste of the batter along with the vegetables gives extraordinary flavor and taste to it.


Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Red Bell Pepper/ Capsicum Soup

Hello everybody, here is a easy and a healthy red bell pepper soup. This soup is so fascinating and attractive because of its color and once you taste it you will never forget the taste.



Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Kadai Chicken

Hi guys, I'am back again with a very popular "kadai chicken".  My mom usually makes it in a "Irumbu kadai" . When cooked in it, the dish gets good taste and aroma. When I was a kid, my mom never adds the capsicum. In all the restaurants they do add capsicum, so I thought why not....
Capsicum enhances the taste and gives more flavor. Here's how to make the yummy kadai chicken....



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