November 18, 2013

Capsicum Senagapindi Kura Recipe ~ Andhra Style Capsicum Besan Stir Fry

If you are looking for more Curry Recipes then do check Andhra Cucumber Curry, Gujarati Suffed Bhindi, Methi Carrot Sabzi, Bhindi Besan Fry, Yam Lemon Curry and Ponnaganti Chana Dal Curry.  

South Indian Style Capsicum Besan Curry Recipe  Indian, south indianSide Dish
Prep Time: 5 mins    |  Cook time: 15 mins    Serves: 4 
  • 3 medium sized Capsicum / Green Bell Pepper, de-seeded & chopped
  • 2 tbsp Besan / Chickpea Flour
  • 1.5 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Dried Red Chilli
  • 1 Sprig Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Chana Dal
  • 1/2 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder or as needed
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of hing
  1. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal and let them splutter.
  2. Add the broken red chilli, hing and curry leaves and fry for a couple of seconds.
  3. Then add the chopped capsicum to it and fry for a minute.
  4. Add the salt and turmeric powder to it and mix.
  5. Reduce the flame to low. Cover the pan with a lid and cook until the capsicum pieces are soft.
  6. Now add the chickpea flour and red chilli powder and fry for 2 - 3 minutes. Adjust the salt and turn off the flame.
  7. Serve hot with rice and ghee.

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  1. It looks and sounds delicious.

  2. wow..the stir fry looks so colorful and inviting...will try this for sure!

  3. I love this curry, looks awesome, I add little ajwain to this..

    1. Hi, I have a question, does the besan get cooked/roasted in 2-3 minutes? Because normally besan takes some time to get cooked in any dish.

    2. Yes.. or fry until the besan is roasted..

  4. Very delicious capsicum Besan curry !

  5. You can add sliced or chopped onions at step 2.

  6. Capsicum stir fry looks very delicious.

  7. Thats a simple and nice stir fry... Will try this tomorrow.

  8. adding besen is new to me
    Shobas Delight

  9. That dish looks so mouthwatering & simple to make.

  10. Though I am from Andhra, had no idea this was a traditional recipe from there! Actually UP and Gujarat also has variations of this same dish I think. I have always loved the combination of these flavours... delicious!

  11. thanks for sharing...looking for this curry ...i had earlier this one..delicious

  12. Loved this combo. Picture looks very inviting.

  13. We do it almost in a similar way in Rajasthan...looks good!

  14. We do it almost in a similar way in Rajasthan...looks good!

  15. first time at ur place n was delighted to find 1 of my fav sides..
    happy to follow u would b happier if u reciprocate :)

  16. Delicious besan curry! I love besan, in dry curries, actually, I just love besan, however it's cooked!

  17. The spices in this sound delicious!

  18. I love capsicum in every way and try adding it to most of my dishes. This curry looks too tempting. Definitely going to try these.

  19. when i ate this for the first time at a party, i decided to cook this recipe and i thought wud be difficult. infact it is so simple but delicacious


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