Flavorfull Sesame Capsicum Curry

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Sesame seeds have a nutty taste and a delicate, almost invisible crunch. It is also considered a super seed as it has some amazing health benefits.

This recipe was shared by my mom and you would love it as provides a excellant flavorfull side dish to have with rice.


  • 6 med size capsicums
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp grated coconut
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/8 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/8 tsp cummin/jeera
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • 2 red chillies
  • pinch of hing


Wash the capsicum, dice them and deseed and keep aside

Make a fine paste of sesame seeds, grate coconut, green chilles and hing with a little water

Heat oil in a pan, add cummin and mustard seeds, once the mustard splutter, add the red chillie and curry leaves and fry for 30 seconds.

Add the capsicum and fry for a minute then add turmeric and salt to it and mix nicely. Cover and cook in a medium flame,stir occassioanlly until the capsicum becomes tender.

Add the sesame paste prepared earlier and mix nicely till it blends completely with the tender capsicum and fry for another 5 minutes on a low flame.

Serve this curry with rice and a dash of ghee

Source Recipe: http://superyummyrecipes.blogspot.com

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