by Pallavi Purani

Tilli Phalli Shimla Mirch

I saw this recipe on Food Food in a Sanjeev kapoor’s show. It is a sure shot crowd pleaser. The pati loves capsicum, peanut and sesame…and guess what this one dish has it all.

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Tilli Phalli Shimla Mirch
I saw this recipe on Food Food in a Sanjeev kapoor's show. It is a sure shot crowd pleaser. The pati loves capsicum, peanut and sesame...and guess what this one dish has it all.
Course side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
portion
Ingredients
  • 3 capsicums ... . Medium size [ Diced in small - ish pieces
  • 1 tbsp Oil .. .
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera cumin seeds / ... .
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds Rai / ... .
  • pinch of . hing
  • 1 chilly .... green [ Diced
  • 1 tsp Tamarind paste [... to taste .
  • water .
  • masala For dry
  • 6 tbsps Peanuts [ roasted ... .
  • 2 tbsps Sesame seeds ... .
  • 1 tbsp Poppy seeds water [ Soak in for min ... 10 .
  • Salt .
  • 1 tsp chilly Red powder [ As per taste ... .
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric ... .
  • 1 tbsp Dhaniya seeds corriander seeds / ... .
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera ... powder .
Course side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
portion
Ingredients
  • 3 capsicums ... . Medium size [ Diced in small - ish pieces
  • 1 tbsp Oil .. .
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera cumin seeds / ... .
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds Rai / ... .
  • pinch of . hing
  • 1 chilly .... green [ Diced
  • 1 tsp Tamarind paste [... to taste .
  • water .
  • masala For dry
  • 6 tbsps Peanuts [ roasted ... .
  • 2 tbsps Sesame seeds ... .
  • 1 tbsp Poppy seeds water [ Soak in for min ... 10 .
  • Salt .
  • 1 tsp chilly Red powder [ As per taste ... .
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric ... .
  • 1 tbsp Dhaniya seeds corriander seeds / ... .
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera ... powder .
Instructions
  1. In a wok, heat oil.
  2. Add jeers and rai. Let it splutter.
  3. Add the green chilly.
  4. Now add the capsicum and a little water.
  5. Reduce the flame to low-med. Cover with a lid and cook until half done.
  6. TO make the masala, in a dry grinder, grind dhaniya seeds first.
  7. Now add the peanuts, poppy seeds, jeera powder, 1 tbsp sesame seeds, red chilly powder and salt.
  8. Churn untila coarse powder is made.
  9. Once the capsicums are half done, tip the masala in the wok.
  10. Stir well. Add little water if needed.
  11. Now add the tamarind paste and mix well.
  12. Taste to adjust the seasoning.
  13. Serve with bhakri, paratha or Poori.


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