Sunday, 6 August 2017

Bell Pepper Chutney

Capsicum one of my favorite vegetables which has numerous medicinal and health benefits. So, I love to make use of this green pepper / capsicum in my cooking as much as possible. This spicy combo works out well with simple dosa and idlies. 
In this month Shhhh Secretly Cooking Challenge I have paired with Kalyani Sri, a wonderful blogger and gave me two secret ingredients "Green pepper and Onions".The best way to incorporate these vegetables to kids by the form of chutney's. Thank you dear for giving me such a lovely ingredient.
It is a simple Indian styled chutney prepared with bell peppers. Capsicum has a lovely crunchy texture. As for the health benefits of capsicums, they are rich in Vitamin C and are also known to lower cholesterol. It is a tangy and spicy chutney that tastes delicious. Do try this easy green capsicum chutney.

Prep time
Cooking time
10 mins
       10  mins

Cuisine:  South Indian (Breakfast Side dish)

  • Green Bell Pepper/Capsicum -2 large
  • Onions -1 no
  • Green chillies -2 big
  • Garlic -2 cloves
  • Tamarind –lemon sized
  • Salt –to taste
  • Mustard seeds -1/2 tsp
  • Split urad dal -1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves –few
  • Hing -pinch

1. Wash and cut the green pepper into small pieces and keep them aside. Heat 1 tbsp. of oil in a pan. Add dry red chillies, asafoetida, chopped onions and garlic. 
 2. Sauté till onions turn translucent. Add chopped capsicum along with salt. , tamarind to golden brown and transfer them to the mixer grinder.
 3. Add required amount of salt and pinch of sugar to the chutney and mix it well. 
4. Do the tempering process in the pan and pour them over the chutney and mix well
Serve with
Red chillies can also be used instead of green chillies.


  1. A lovely chutney Shobana. I've got a yellow capsicum which I may just turn into a chutney.

  2. Chutney looks yummy. A great accompany for snacks.



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