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Friday, February 5, 2010

Capsicum and Potato Fry


3 capsicum ( any colour)
2 medium potatoes
1 tablespoon fresh(or bottled) lemon/lime juice
Few curry leaves(Limda) -Fresh or dried(Optional)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Red chilli powder (Optional)
1 tsp mustard seeds
Salt to taste
2 to 4 Tbsp vegetable oil
Chopped coriander (2 tbsps if you like)


Note: I prefer to use a non stick pan for this recipe.

Wash the vegetables.
Cut them in long strips.(You can leave the potato skin on if you like)
Heat oil on medium heat.
Add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
Add vegetables ,turmeric and salt.
Cover and let it simmer till the vegetables are tender.(You can poke with a knife to check)
Add chilli powder.
Stir a few times.
Add the lemon juice.Stir again.
Sprinkle coriander. Mix well.

Serve with Chapati or Paratha
with Rice+Dal or Rice+Kadhi
you can even make toast sandwich.