Bell Pepper In Peanut Gravy/ Shimla Mirch aur Moongphali ki Sabzi

Any sabzi is more delicious when made with fresh organic vegetables picked from your own garden..This yummy capsicum peanut sabzi makes a delicious meal when served with rice, roti and curd.
Source:- Mitho Limdo 
Medium size Bell peppers ( 1 red and 1 green):-2 ( chopped into 1 inch squares)
Small onions:- 2 (( chopped finely) 
Tomato:- 1 (Pureed) 
Tomato paste:- 1 tbsp 
Grated ginger:- 1/2 tsp 
Turmeric:- 1/4 Tsp 
Oil:- 1 Tbsp

For Peanut Sauce:- 

Oil:- 1 Tsp 
Peanuts:- 1/4 Cup 
2-3 dry red chilies 
Coriander seeds:- 1 Tsp
Cumin seeds:- 1 Tsp 
Urad dal:- 1/2 Tsp
Chana dal:- 1/2 Tsp 
Sesame seeds:- 1/2 Tsp 
Cloves:- 2 
Jaggery/gur & Tamarind piece :- Lemon Size 


1. Fry the ingredients for the peanut sauce in 1 tsp oil for about 5-7 minutes. When cool, grind into a smooth paste by adding a small lemon size jaggery piece and seedless tamarind piece. You will need to add about 1/3 cup of water to grind. Keep aside. 

2. In a non stick pan, add ginger and onion , fry for 2-3 minutes , then add bell peppers and fry for another 5-7 minutes. 

3. Add tomato puree & tomato paste. stir well and continue to cook for another 5 minutes. 

4. Add the peanut sauce, salt and about 1 cup of water. 

5. Stir well and let simmer for about 10 minutes. 

Serve with roti/Indian Bread..Enjoy:)


Raji said...

Love the fresh bell peppers...and the subzi looks so delish..would be a great accompaniment with rotis.

Preetha Karthik said...

Looks so yum and colorful :)) Have to give this a try soon.

Prathibha said...

looks delicious..I too make this

Reva said...

I love the ground masala... very unique and tasty..
Home grown veggies are the best... very rewarding indeed..:)

divya said...

Wow...thats a wonderful dish!!!! Slurrp!!

Poornima Nair said...

That entire plate is soo tempting!!

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking combination Preety I haven't made like this with peanuts

Chandrani said...

I love your fresh bell pepper. Bell pepper gravy looks delicious and tempting.

Priya said...

Wow wat a flavourful gravy, seriously makes me hungry..

Latha said...

Love all the flavors in the gravy. Looking great.

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