Oct 4, 2015

Capsicum In Coconut Gravy

This capsicum in coconut gravy recipe is inspired by Kerala stew recipe. One fine morning I was all ready to make Idiyappam but suddenly I realize that I didn't have any vegetables like potato, carrot or even I didn't have green peas. I didn't have time to soak any dry peas or channa. I find only colored capsicum that I brought to make some fried rice for my Indo- chinese combo. Now I have to use some for this stew any how capsicum is my all time favorite vegetable. I can enjoy this wonderful vegetable in any form. Now this stew turned out so well. Every one at home this curry not even for breakfast for the whole day even with plain rice hubby enjoyed this stew. You know this stew became a favorite at home now I am using only capsicum for stew.. :)
 photo ccurry.jpg Lets check the recipe....
Green capsicum  ---  1 medium cut in to cubes
Red capsicum  --  1 medium cut in to cubes
Yellow capsicum  ---  1 medium cut in to cubes
Onion --- 1 medium sliced
Green chilies --- 2 sliced
Cloves --- 3
Cinamon --- 1 inch piece broken
Cardamom --- 3
Garlic ---- 2 cloves crushed
Thin coconut milk ---- 1 cup
Thick coconut milk --- 1/2 cup(If you are useing tin coconut milk mix 1/2 cup milk with 3/4 cup water and use it as thin coconut milk then use 1/2 cup only coconut milk for thick milk)
Salt to taste
Curry leaves a few
coconut oil --- 1 tab sp
1. Heat 3/4 tab sp coconut oil in a pan and add clove, cinamon, cardamom and let them popup.
2. Then add sliced onion, green chilies,crushed garlic and stir for 2 sec and add capsicum cubes, turmeric powder give a good stir and cover with a lid and let it cook for few minutes.
3. Now add thin coconut milk keep the flame low, add salt stir once cover and cook for 5-10 min. or gravy become little thick.
4.Then add thick coconut milk bring to a full boil and keep the flame very low and cook till the gravy become thick and creamy stir in between.
5. Now heat 1 tea sp coconut oil in a pan and add curry leaves and pour it over the stew.
Serve with Appam or Idiyappam or this goes very well with plain rice and roti specially Kerala paratha..

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MySpicyKitchen said...

Flavorful capsicum stew. Even u like capsicum in any form.

vaishali sabnani said...

The stew looks really tempting...the color and texture both look great.

Priya Suresh said...

Wow, this gravy looks fabulous, that too with coconut, am loving it.

Srivalli said...

That's such a delicious sounding recipe Padma..love your picture..

Pavani said...

What a delicious and inviting looking curry. Love the combination of pepper and coconut milk.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

What a delicious sounding dish this us. Absolutely love the use of colored peppers.

Harini R said...

Love the color of the gravy.

Chef Mireille said...

lovely color and constancy - love coconut milk in this

Sowmya :) said...

This looks easy and lip smacking. Must try