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Potato-Capsicum Masala-a variation

A semi-dry gravy done with potato,capsicum and spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

U can try this tasty masala with tadka but this is optional.This recipe can also be tried with Fried Paneer pieces and Capsicum, Mushroom and Capsicum,Capsicum and boiled Egg combo,Rajma beans etc.Please,try this semi-dry gravy at home .

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 Green Capsicum-chopped
    • 1 Potato-Peeled and diced
    • 2 tbsp onion paste
    • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
    • 2 tbsp tomato puree
    • 1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
    • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1/2 tsp chat powder
    • 1/4 tsp garam masala
    • 250 ml water
    • 1 1/2 tsp salt or needed
    • 1 tsp corn flour pasted with 1 tbsp water(optional)
    • 2 tsp refined oil
    • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds(optional)
    • 1 sprig curry leaves(optional)
    • few chopped coriander leaves
    • 2 red chillies(optional)
    • 2 tbsp fresh cream(optional)


    1. Add oil,mustard seeds(optional),onion paste,ginger-garlic paste,Red chillies(optional) and curry leaves(optional)to a microwave bowl and mix this well.Microwave this for 2 min on high.
    2. Take the bowl out and add potato pieces,tomato puree,150ml water and 1/2 tsp salt.Mix this well and microwave this on high for 6 mins on high.
    3. Add capsicum pieces,chat masala,100 ml water,3/4 tsp salt and garam masala.Mix this well.Microwave this on high for 7 mins.
    4. Add corn flour Paste(optional) and mix this well.Microwave this on medium high for 3 mins.
    5. Add fresh cream (optional) on top and mix this well.Microwave this on medium high for a min.
    6. Serve this hot with rice or Indian Breads.
    7. note:Add fresh cream and microwave this only at the time serving this masala with rice or Indian Breads.