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Quick dish that goes well with chappathis
Published On: 09 Jul 2010
malayalam: Kuda mulagu
kannada: donne menasinakaayi
hindi: Simla Mirch
Bengali: Shimla Mirch
Marathi: Dhobli Mirchi
Punjabi: Simla Mirch
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English: Cumin Seeds
tamil: Seerakam / Jeerakam
telugu: Jeelakara / Jidakara / Jikaka
hindi: Jeera / Jeeru / Safaid Jeera / Zeera / Shimai Shombu
Bengali: Jeera / Zeera / Safed Jira
Gujarati: Jeeru / Jiru / Safed Jiraun
Konkani: Jeerey / Jeren
Marathi: Jeera / Jeregire
Oriya: Jira / Jeera
telugu: Nirulli / Ullipayalu / Yerra Gaddalu
kannada: Ulligadde / Erulli / Neeruli
hindi: Pyaz / Dungri / Kanda
Bengali: Pyajj / Piyaz
Gujarati: Dungri / Kanda
Konkani: Sawalo / Piyavu
telugu: Tametokai / Ramamulaga (Pandu/Kaya)
kannada: Tomaato Hannu
Oriya: Bilati Baigana
English: Pepper Powder
telugu: Miriyaalu / Miriyala Tige / Savyamu
kannada: Menasina Kalu / Karimenasu / Ollemenasu / Menasu
hindi: Kalimirchi / Kada Mari
Bengali: Goal Morich / Kala Morich
Gujarati: Mari / Kadamari / Kalamari / Kalomirich / Golmirich / Kala-Mircha
Konkani: Miriyakonu / Mirsang / Miire / Mirin
Marathi: Mire / Kale Miri
Tulu: Eddae Munchi
Urudu: Kali Mirch / Siah Mirch
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
English: Coriander Powder
kannada: Kottambari Beeja / Haveeja
hindi: Dhania / Dhana
Bengali: Dhonay / Dhaniya
Gujarati: Dhana / Dhaniya / Kothmiri / Libdhaba
Konkani: Kottambari / Konpir
Marathi: Dhane / Kothimir
Kashmiri: Deaniwal / Kothambalari
Bengali: Laban / Noone
English: Cilantro / Coriander Leaves
tamil: Kothamalli Ilai / Malli Ilai
malayalam: Kothamalli Ila / Malli Ila
telugu: Kothimeera / Kothamalli Kooraku
kannada: Kottambari Soppu
hindi: Hara Dhania Ke Patte / Dhania Patha
Bengali: Dhonay Patha
Gujarati: Kothmir / Dhana
Konkani: Kottambari Pallo
Oriya: Dhania Patra
Punjabi: Hara Dhania
Heat oil in a kadai and splutter cumin seeds.
Add diced onions and when it's done partially, add capsicums and saute.
Add turmeric powder, salt, pepper powder and saute.
Add tomatoes and fry.
Wait for 2-3 minutes and finally add coriander powder. Keep sauting in low heat.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.
Tips:1)Note that there is no need to add water as all these ingredients gets cooked fast and moreover this curry needs to have a slight crunchiness which makes it special.
While cooking capsicum, don't cover kadai with lid, it should be cooked in an open kadai.
This can be served as a side dish for rice too and goes well with phulka/roti/chappathi.
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