Daily Veg Gujarati Cuisine

Besan Capsicum Masala

Serving – 2

Capsicum, chopped – 3 medium
Onion, finely chopped – 2 medium
Besan (gram flour) – 2 Tablespoons
Curd -1/4 cup
Water – ¼ cup
Oil – 2 Tablespoons
Mustard seeds – ½ Teaspoon
Hing(asafoetida) – ¼ Teaspoon
Turmeric powder – ½ Teaspoon
Rad chilly powder – ½ Teaspoon
Garam masala – ¼ Teaspoon
Amchur powder – ¼ Teaspoon
Coriander powder – ½ Teaspoon
Salt to taste
White sesame seeds – 1 Tablespoon
Fresh coriander leaves – for garnishing

Take one bowl, whisk curd, besan, salt, turmeric powder and water very well. Keep aside.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in pan and stir fry capsicums on high flame for 2 to 3 minutes.keep aside.
Heat remaining oil in another pan, add musratd seeds, let them spultter. Add hing, onion, sesame seeds and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes.

Add curd mixture into this pan and mix well.

Add red chilly powder, garam masala, amchur powder, coriander powder and mix well. Keep sttring continuously till mixture become semi thick. Add stir fried capsicum and mix well. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

Garnish with fresh coriander and sesame seeds and serve hot with roti or paratha.


  1. Hi Riddhi,I have tried using your recipe for Capsicum Masala.It tastes very nicely.I am not able to locate link for Handva cupcake.Could you please post it again as this link has been broken. Regards,Uma

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