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capsicum chutney

Capsicum is also called as kudamilagai in tamil. This chutney is made of green capsicum along with the onion and tomatoes. This is a different type of chutney that can be had along with tiffin items like idli,dosa varieties. As we usually make chutney with coconut so this is a new variety of chutney.

kudamilagai chutney

Lets learn the steps of making this chutney variety.

Preparation Time : 10 mints | Cooking Time : 20 mints | Serves : 3

Ingredients :

Green Capsicum - 1 cup chopped

Onion - 1/2 cup chopped

Tomato - 1/4 cup chopped

Red Chili - 2

Channa dal - 2 tbspn

Urad dal - 2 tbspn

Tamarind - small piece

Salt - to taste

Hing - 1/4 tspn

Oil - 2 tbspn

To Seasoning :

Oil - 1 tbspn

Mustard seeds - 1 tspn

Urad dal - 1 tspn

Curry leaves - few

Steps :

1. Chop the capsicum,onion and tomatoes evenly. In a pan heat oil add the channa dal , urad dal and red chili . Once the dal turns golden add the onions. Cook till it turns pink then add the capsicum.

2. Mix well the capsicum then add the tomatoes. Cook till its soft and marshy. Add the tamarind and give a gentle mix. Then turn off the stove. Once its cool down add the mixture to blender along with salt and hing.

3. Grind it to a fine paste. Heat the oil and temper it with mustard,urad dal and curry leaves. Add it to chutney and mix well.

Capsicum chutney is ready to serve with idlis.

capsicum chutney

My Notes :

1. If you like the flavor of jeera roast it along with dal and red chili and grind it.

2. Instead of onion you can also add shallots.

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