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Peanut onion capsicum crunch
Today my fridge was loaded with garden fresh green capsicum...in my house capsicum is not very popular among children but it has such good health benefits that I try to make it in different ways so that they eat it. And somehow I achieved my goal.
Capsicums are beautifully colored fruits that are named differently ....depending on place where it comes from. In Britain, they are called chilli peppers, red or green pepper (by the color) or sweet pepper.
In US and Canada, they are called bell peppers. In Australia and Asia, they are known as capsicum; and in some countries they are even called paprika (where paprika powder is derived from). Cayenne and jalapeno are the “hotter” versions.
Anyway we call it capsicum or shimla mirch...name doesn't matter actually ....v just enjoy the flavor and crunch together.
Bell peppers have very high content of vitamin A, C and E (all anti-oxidants) that help to effectively neutralize free radicals. Anti-oxidants protect the body from carcinogenic and toxic substances. Just by this virtue alone, it is a good remedy for many health problems.
Onion capsicum is a quick and healthy recipe with a crunch and benefits of roasted peanuts which goes well with any Indian bread / roti or paratha's. Enjoy step by step recipe of peanut onion capsicum crunch
PEANUT ONION CAPSICUM CRUNCH
capsicums ....2 big
Big onion ......4
Jeera ............1/2 tsp
Roasted peanuts ....2 tbsp
Few curry leaves and red chillies
Chilli powder ....1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder ...1/2 tsp
Coriander powder....1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Oil
How to make Capsicum crunch:
Step 1. Wash and cut capsicums into small pieces and onions into long slices.
Step 2. Heat oil in a pan and add red chillies and jeera.
Step 3. Add onion when jeera seeds start spluttering. Fry till onions turn light brown.
Step 4. Add capsicum pieces and fry for about 3-4 minutes.
Step 5. Add turmeric, coriander, chilli powder and salt. Fry for 5 minutes more.
Step 6. Crush roasted peanuts and sprinkle on capsicum.
Step 7. Take off from the fire after a minute.
Garnish with green coriander strings and a few peanuts.
Serve with any Indian bread.
I have used green capsicum in this because I have plenty in my garden.. but for special occasions you can use different color capsicum ...it gives beautiful colour to your vege as well as it increases health benefit also because ...stronger the color of the bell peppers, the higher the concentration level of anti-oxidants.
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