Capsicum Besan Sabji

Since it is winter time , capsicum or green bell peppers are in abundant and a perfect time to make capsicum sabji that goes well with roti —
This is a simple recipe which can be served as a side dish — a handful of common spices will further enhance the flavour —

Main Ingredients:

  • 4 capsicum
  • 3 tbsp of besan or gram flour
  • 1/4 tsp of fennel seeds
  • 1/4 tsp of cumin seeds
  • 1/3 tsp of coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp of mango powder
  • 1/3 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp of red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp of vegetable oil



Cut the capsicum in small bite sized pieces.
Roast besan on a small non-stick pan for 3 to 4 minutes on low flame , keep stirring so that it does not stick to the bottom of the  pan. keep it aside.
Heat oil on another medium-sized pan , temper it with fennel and cumin seeds .

Add capsicum and fry on medium flame for a minute, add all the dry masala like turmeric, red chilli powder , cumin, coriander powder, dry mango powder and salt .

Fry the vegetable on an open pan don’t cover it —

Now add besan while keeping the gas flame low , mix it well with capsicum till it gets a layer of besan on top of it —

Cook for another 2 minutes on medium flame and then on high flame for another one or two minutes to make it crispy–

Now it’s ready to be served with hot roti —-

15 Comments Add yours

  1. This is my all time favorite…simple but yum😋

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Ankita Dash says:

    Oh my goodness!! I am looking for this recipe for so many years…thanks for sharing…will do tonight…

    Liked by 1 person

  3. flavours2017 says:

    Thanks Radhika — it’s our favourite too 😍😍


  4. flavours2017 says:

    You are welcome dear — pls give me a feedback and thanks for stopping by 😍😍


  5. mistimaan says:

    Such a tasty recipe….loved it 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  6. flavours2017 says:

    Thanks 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Jyoti Rao :) says:

    Simple yet delicious comfort food 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  8. flavours2017 says:

    Thank you so much 😍😍

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Nisthur says:


    Liked by 1 person

  10. flavours2017 says:

    Thank you😊


  11. Nisthur says:


    Liked by 1 person

  12. It seems to taste good.
    Awesome preparation


  13. You Can Diet For Less says:

    Love, love, Love this simple,but healthy recipe! Thank you!

    Liked by 1 person

  14. flavours2017 says:

    Yeah u r right, it is a very very simple and healthy recipe and thanks for stopping by 😊


  15. InspiresN says:

    love capsicum in any form! great recipe !


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s