Wednesday 26 June 2019

Capsicum Fry/Bell Pepper Fry/Kodaimilagai Poriyal

Kodamilagai/Capsicum Poriyal is a very simple and easy recipe that can be made in no time and served along with rasam rice or sambar rice. Capsicums are an exceptionally great source of  Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin C. They are also great source of dietary fibre, Vitamin E, B6, folate and minerals like manganese, potassium,copper and phosphorous. They help in preventing diabetes and diabetic neuropathic pain. They are beneficial in treating peptic ulcer disease and damaged brain tissues. So it is good to include capsicums in our diet to lead a healthy life. For now try this simple, easy and quick Capsicum fry and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Capsicum/Kodaimilagai recipes here. Also check out other interesting and healthy Vegetarian Poriyal/Varuval/Stir Fry recipes here.

Here’s how to make Capsicum/Kodaimilagai Poriyal with step by step photos…

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4 deseeded and chopped
2  finely chopped
2 finely chopped
Red Chilli Powder
1 tsp
Coriander Powder
1 ½ tsp
Turmeric Powder
½ tsp
As needed

For Tempering

2 tsp
Mustard Seeds/Kadugu
½ tsp
Cumin Seeds/Jeeragam
½ tsp
Kadalai Paruppu/Bengalgramdal
1 tsp
Curry Leaves
Preparation Time: 10 minutes                              Recipe Category: Veg Side Dish
Cookiing Time: 15-20 minutes                              Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4
Author: Priya Anandakumar

Also check out other interesting and healthy Vegetarian Poriyal/Varuval/Stir Fry recipes here.


Wash the bellpepper/capsicum thoroughly with water, deseed and cut it into small cubes.

Heat oil in a kadai, splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Now add Bengal gram dal and fry until golden brown color. Add curry leaves and fry well.

Add finely chopped onions and fry until golden brown color.

Now add chopped tomatoes and fry until they turn mushy.

Add the chopped capsicum/bell pweppe/kodaimilagai and give a good stir for about 20-30 seconds.

Then add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and mix really well.

Sprinkle very little water and cook the capsicum until soft on medium flame. When done switch off the stove and transfer it to a bowl.

Yes, delicious and simple capsicum fry is ready to be enjoyed.

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