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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Capsicum Carrot poriyal/Carrot Capsicum Curry - capsicum carrot subzi

   Capsicum carrot Stir fry goes well with rice and roti's.Capsicum helps in curing many diseases that include lowering blood pressure, reducing cholesterol and warding off strokes and heart attacks, speeding up metabolism, treating colds and fevers, preventing cancer and pain control.
   The health benefits of carrot include reduced cholesterol, prevention from heart attacks, warding off certain cancers and many others. Most of the benefits of carrot can be attributed to its beta carotene and fiber content. This root, which has a scientific name of Daucus Carota, is a good source of antioxidant agents as well. Carrots are rich in vitamin A Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and pottasium. Now we prepare a delicious Capsicum carrot poriyal.





 
 Ingredients
Carrot - 1.
capsicum - 1.[Medium size].
onion -1 [Medium size].
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp.
oil - to fry.
salt - to taste.
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
coriander powder - 1 tsp.
Chilli powder - 1 tsp. 
turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp.

To Grind
Roasted Peanuts - 2 tbsp.

Preparation
  • Chop the onion, length wise.  chop carrot,capsicum into cubes.
  • Remove the skin of Peanuts, and powder it in a mixie or blender, and keep it aside.
Method
  •  Heat the oil, add Mustard seeds when it splutters add cumin seeds, when it sizzles add  onion,Ginger Garlic paste, saute till  onions  turns golden brown colour.
  • Add carrot and capsicum together,saute for few minutes ( 7 to 10 minutes) till 3/4th of it is cooked.


  • Then add  chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder,salt  and groundnut(peanut) powder,mix  well.
  • Saute frequently in a medim low flame till carrot,capsicum  are cooked and it becomes soft.

  • It goes very well with rice,roti, and chapati's.

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