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Monday, December 29, 2014

corn-capsicum-masalaI had this corn capsicum masala in a restaurant and loved it a lot. Both Vj and Aj loved it. We all are sweet corn fans and very often make sweet corn chaat for evening snack. At least twice a week. So obviously, this was really delicious and we enjoyed this a lot. It was creamy, tangy as well as slightly sweet. So I thought I could make it as I make the usual Masala and add capsicum and corn to it. It turned out great and Aj loved it a lot with dal and rice. I made it for dinner with roti and it was perfect too. So add this to your side dish for chapati list and impress your family Blushing.
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Corn capsicum masala recipe

Recipe Cuisine: Indian  |  Recipe Category: Side dish
Prep Time: 10 mins    |  Cook time: 20 mins    Serves: 2

Ingredients

Sweet corn (I used frozen) - 2 cups

Capsicum, cubed (I used 3 colours) - 1 cup heaped

Onion - 2

Tomato, large - 2

Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp

Red chilli powder - 2 tsp

Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp

Turmeric - 1/4 tsp

Kasoori methi - A generous pinch

Cream - 1/4 cup

Salt & oil - As needed

Sugar - 1/4 tsp


To temper

Oil - 2 tblsp

Cardamom - 2

Clove - 1

Cinnamon - 1 small piece


Method

  1. In a pan, add little oil and fry capsicum for 2 minutes in medium flame.1-fry 
  2. In the same kadai, add cubed onion with little oil and fry until it turns golden here and there.2-fry  
  3. Grind it with roughly chopped tomatoes to a smooth puree.3-grind 
  4. In the kadai, add oil and temper with cardamom, clove and cinnamon. Add the ground puree. Cover with lid as it splutters a lot. 
  5. 4-temper
  6. After few minutes, say 2-3 mins, the spluttering will subside, add ginger garlic paste to it and fry for 2 more minutes. Add red chilli, garam masala, turmeric powders along with kasoori methi and salt.5-fry 
  7. Fry until oil separates in medium flame. I microwaved corn with 2 tblsp water for 4 minutes, stirring in between once to cook it. You can cook in you own way.6-cook 
  8. Add the cooked corn to it and fry for 2 more minutes.7-add 
  9. Add 1 cup water and boil for 3 minutes. Put the flame to low and add cream slowly stirring.8-cream 
  10. The gravy should not boil so keep the flame always in low after adding cream. Add the fried capsicum and mix well. Heat for a minute and switch off the flame.9-add

Notes

    • I used cooking cream, you can use nestle cream.
    • You can add milk in place of cream too.
    • Adding little butter may enhance the taste.
    • Adding capsicum in the end ensures it stays crisp.

Serve with as accompaniment for mild pulaos or with plain roti.
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22 comments:

  1. colourful capsicum looks so beautiful

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  2. It's an treat to the eyes will try the recipe n post my comment too

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  3. So yummy! def a musy try dish with chapatis!

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  4. Thank you all, do try and let me know the feedback

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  5. wow yummy combo.will sure try this one

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  6. that is so tempting... perfect with roti or pulao!!!

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  7. Wow! That's a perfect click. Crunchy sweet corn & capsicum in a creamy gravy. Looks awesome. Thanks for sharing.
    Bookmarked for new year eve!

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  8. yummy gravy!!! looks very tempting!!

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  9. Tried it,turned out superb..tks for the wonderful recipie..

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  10. Tried it!!! Wonderful it came out... thank you!

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  11. Hi , can I replace cream with milk.

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    1. Yes I have mentioned in the post too.

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  12. My wife tried this dish today it was very taste
    Thanks raks kitchen

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  13. wat if i don ve cream and don lyk adding milk taste, mam ???

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  14. hello raks...tried making this today.i served this with phulkas and everyone just enjoyed having it including my little girl..thanks a ton..:)

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  15. Tday i tried ths to serve my frnd who s preggy.. She jus lovd it:) thnks fo ths yummilicioussss dish..

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  16. tried this recipe today...yummy !!!....thanku for this easy n wonderful recipe.

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  17. It's yummy. Thank for sharing.

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  18. Wonderful recipe! Made it today and instead of cream I ground a cashew & water paste to add to the tomato/onion/garlic mixture. Perfect for vegans like me! :) Thank you it was delicious!

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  19. Tried this sometime back. Comes out very good. Thanks for this recipe!

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  20. I tried it. It's an amazing curry,simple delicious, everyone loved it and appreciated it. I did not had the blender so i grated the onion and fried it first until the raw smell was gone. Followed by grated tomato and cooked until oil separated from the masala. Personally i like capsicum a little more cooked so next time i will finely chop the capsicum and fry ituntil it is a little soft. Other than these changes i followed the recipe as it is. Very nice recipe plz keep up the good job. Bless you and and your family :)

    Abha

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