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Capsicum chutney | Red capsicum chutney | Kudaimilagai chutney

Capsicum chutney | Red capsicum chutney | Kudaimilagai chutney

Capsicum chutney, a yum side dish for idly and dosas, prepared with red capsicum(bell pepper) along with few other ingredients. Learn this 15mins chutney recipe with a video.

Red capsicum is the best choice for making capsicum chutney. Compared to other green and yellow colored capsicums, this red pepper holds a strong unique taste because it is nothing but fully ripe green capsicum. Hence this is best to make chutney. All varieties of bell peppers including the red ones are green in color when unripe.

This red kudaimilagai chutney is a perfect match for dosas and good for idly too. Indeed it is a simple way to add capsicum in our diet for those who don’t like to have capsicum in other ways.

For similar chutney recipes:

Onion chutney

Tomato chutney

Garlic thuvaiyal

Beetroot chutney

Peanut chutney

Mint chutney

Capsicum has lots of health benefits such as:

Of all other capsicums, red peppers contain more than 200 percent of your daily vitamin C intake.

Capsicum chutney -red capsicum

Besides being a powerful antioxidant, vitamin C helps the proper absorption of iron.

They are excellent sources of nutrients such as vitamins C, A and B6.

Moreover, they also contain vitamin E, vitamin K, folate and potassium.

Red bell peppers contain several phytochemicals and carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene, which lavish you with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits.

Having said that all, I will conclude that, taste this red capsicum regularly to get glowing skin and hair.

Other capsicum recipes:

Capsicum rice, Capsicum peas pulao

Watch the video here:

Capsicum chutney | Red capsicum chutney | Kudaimilagai chutney
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
Capsicum chutney, a yum side dish for idly and dosas, prepared with red capsicum(bell pepper) with few ingredients.
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Capsicum chutney, Chutney recipes, Chutney varieties, dosa side dish, How to make capsicum chutney, Idly chutney, Kudaimilagai chutney, Red capsicum chutney, Red chutney, Red kodamilaga chutney, Side dish for dosa
Servings: 3
Calories: 80 kcal
Author: Sangeetha
Ingredients
Ingredients:
  • 1 red capsicum
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp gram dal
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 big onion
  • 1 tomato
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 3 red chillies
  • ½ inch ginger piece
  • Tamarind (a bit)
Instructions
Preparation:
  1. Rinse and chop red capsicum and tomato. Keep aside.
  2. Chop onion.
Recipe to make capsicum chutney:
  1. Heat oil in a pan, add gram dal and urad dal.
  2. Fry lentils to light brown color and add onions.
  3. Saute onions for two minutes and add capsicum pieces.
  4. Stir and cook capsicum pieces for five minutes in medium flame until they become soft.
  5. Now add tomatoes and required salt.
  6. Cook tomato for two minutes and add red chilled & curry leaves.
  7. Finally, add a piece of ginger and a piece of tamarind.
  8. Mix and switch off the stove.
  9. Let the mixture cool down and grind the ingredients into smooth chutney using little water.
  10. You can temper with mustard and urad dal if you like. I do not temper this red capsicum chutney usually.
  11. Serve with crispy dosas and soft idlis.
  12. You may like Crispy adai, Pesarattu.
Recipe Notes

Tips: 1) You can skip onions if you want. 2) Also, use gingelly oil for better taste. 3) Finally, cooking capsicum properly by sauteing in oil is an important step to get the desired taste.

Preparation:

  • Rinse and chop red capsicum and tomato. Keep aside.
  • Chop onion.

Recipe to make capsicum chutney:

  • Heat oil in a pan, add gram dal and urad dal.

Capsicum chutney -gram dal Capsicum chutney -urad dal

  • Fry lentils to light brown color and add onions.
  • Saute onions for two minutes and add capsicum pieces.

Capsicum chutney -onion Capsicum chutney -capsicum

  • Stir and cook capsicum pieces for five minutes in medium flame until they become soft.
  • Now add tomatoes and required salt.

Capsicum chutney -tomato Capsicum chutney -salt

  • Cook tomato for two minutes and add red chillies & curry leaves.

Capsicum chutney -curry leaves Capsicum chutney -red chillies

  • Finally, add a piece of ginger and a piece of tamarind.

Capsicum chutney -ginger,tamarind

  • Mix and switch off the stove.
  • Let the mixture cool down and grind the ingredients into smooth chutney using little water.
  • You can temper with mustard and urad dal if you like. I do not temper this red capsicum chutney usually.
  • Serve with crispy dosas and soft idlis.

 

You may like Crispy adai, Pesarattu.

Tips:

1) You can skip onions if you want.

2) Also, use gingelly oil for better taste.

3) Finally, cooking capsicum properly by sauteing in oil is an important step to get the desired taste.

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Aloo paratha

Radish paratha

Vada curry

Potato Gravy

Masala vadai

 

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