Capsicum chutney recipe | How to make capsicum chutney for dosa | Donne menasu chutney for dose

By Latha on April 5th, 2018

capsicum chutney recipe

Capsicum chutney recipe explained with step by step pictures and video. This capsicum chutney is very tasty and is easy to prepare. Capsicum chutney is prepared using red chili, gram dal, urad dal, onion, capsicum, coconut and tomato. This chutney tastes good with idli or dose.

If you are looking for a variety chutney to pair it with idli or dosa, then try this easy and tasty capsicum chutney. Capsicum chutney can be prepared in 3 different ways. One is with onion (you can include garlic also), the second one is without onion and garlic and the third one is with sesame seeds. I will post the sesame seeds-capsicum chutney soon. I have posted similar chutney recipes like tasty onion-tomato chutney and a onion chutney recipes on this website.

Capsicum is a very tasty vegetable. You can prepare capsicum bath, capsicum menaskai, capsicum jhunka and capsicum bajji recipes using the same...

I have used one tomato in this onion chutney, which you can replace tomato with tamarind juice.

If you are looking for more chutney recipes then do check my doddapatre chutney, kadle-uddina bele chutney, spicy green chutney, urad dal chutney, watermelon-rind chutney, garlic chutney, coriander leaves chutney, ridgegourd peel chutney, brahmi chutney and radish chutney.

I have made a video on this recipe with Kannada narration, which I have embedded it below. Kindly have a look.

Capsicum chutney recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 2 - 4 red chili
  2. 2 tbsp gram dal
  3. 2 tbsp urad dal
  4. 1 medium sized onion
  5. 1 medium sized tomato or little tamarind
  6. 1 medium sized capsicum
  7. 4 - 5 curry leaves
  8. A big pinch of turmeric powder
  9. 1/2 cup grated coconut
  10. Salt as per your taste
  11. 1 tbsp cooking oil

Ingredients for tempering:

  1. 1 tbsp cooking oil
  2. 1 red chili
  3. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  4. 1/2 tsp urad dal
  5. 4 - 5 curry leaves
  6. A big pinch of asafoetida

Instructions for making capsicum chutney:

  1. Chop onion, capsicum and tomato.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a frying pan. Add in red chili, gram dal and urad dal. Start roasting them under medium flame. Roast until dals are slightly brown.red chili and dals for capsicum chutney recipe
  3. Add in curry leaves.fried dal and red chili for capsicum chutney recipe
  4. Add in chopped onion. And fry until onions are soft.onion for capsicum chutney recipe
  5. Followed by add in chopped capsicum. Fry until capsicum are soft and cooked.chopped tomato for capsicum chutney recipe
  6. Next add in chopped tomato. If you wish, you can avoid tomato and replace it with tamarind. Start frying tomato under medium flame.chopped tomato for capsicum chutney recipe
  7. Add in turmeric powder and fry tomato until soft and mushy.turmeric powder for capsicum chutney recipe
  8. Switch off the stove. Add in grated coconut and salt.grated coconut and salt for capsicum chutney recipe
  9. Wait until cool, transfer it into a mixer grinder and grind until fine.fried ingredients and coconut for capsicum chutney recipe
  10. Transfer it into a bowl. Prepare tempering using oil, mustard seeds, red chili, urad dal and curry leaves.tempering for capsicum chutney recipe

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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