Saturday, January 12, 2013

Flavorfull Sesame Capsicum Curry

Sesame seeds have a nutty taste and a delicate, almost invisible crunch. It is also considered a super seed as it has some amazing health benefits.

This recipe was shared by my mom and you would love it as provides a excellant flavorfull side dish to have with rice.


  • 6 med size capsicums
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp grated coconut
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/8 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/8 tsp cummin/jeera
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • 2 red chillies
  • pinch of hing


Wash the capsicum, dice them and deseed and keep aside

Make a fine paste of sesame seeds, grate coconut, green chilles and hing with a little water

Heat oil in a pan, add cummin and mustard seeds, once the mustard splutter, add the red chillie and curry leaves and fry for 30 seconds.

Add the capsicum and fry for a minute then add turmeric and salt to it and mix nicely. Cover and cook in a medium flame,stir occassioanlly until the capsicum becomes tender.

Add the sesame paste prepared earlier and mix nicely till it blends completely with the tender capsicum and fry for another 5 minutes on a low flame.

Serve this curry with rice and a dash of ghee


Jolie Angie said...

Yummy chef

Ramya Krishnamurthy said...

healthy and yummy.

Arthy Suman said...

Looks so flavorful and delicious. ..

divya said...

Wowwww..looks tempting!!!

Biny's Recipes said...

sesame creates magc in any dsh,.....nice combo

WeR SAHM said...

Healthy combo. Delicious

Priya said...

Such a flavourful curry,excellent side dish.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and healthy capsicum curry.


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