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Capsicum potato masala(Dry)

Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan
5 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Capsicum potato masala(Dry) RECIPE

Capsicum potato masala - simple, quick and tasty side dish within 15 minutes. All you need for this masala is a handful of sliced capsicums and potatoes. The other ingredients are basic ingredients such as turmeric powder, sambar powder, cumin and little tamarind juice.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 1 medium green capsicum
  2. 1 medium potato
  3. 1/2 tsp cumins
  4. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  5. 1 tsp sambar powder
  6. 1 tbsp tamarind extract
  7. 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  8. 1 tbsp oil
  9. salt to taste


  1. Clean the capsicum and slice off the top and bottom. Remove the seeds and cut into thick long strips. Wash and peel the potato skin. Cut them into long strips.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a kadai for about 2 minutes. Add the cumins fry for a second and add the potatoes. Add the turmeric powder and saute it in the oil for a few minutes. 
  3. No need to add any water. The potatoes must be cooked in the oil itself. Check the potatoes are done by pressing the potatoes with the ladle. If they are soft add the sliced capsicums. Saute them well and add the required salt.
  4. Saute it for a second and add the tamarind extract.
  5. Mix them well and add the sambar powder.
  6. Gently toss them well with the capsicum and potatoes and add the chopped coriander leaves.
  7. Switch off the flame and transfer them to serving dish. Serve it immediately with chapathi, poori or any rice. 

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Geetanjali Khanna
Geetanjali Khanna   Dec-05-2017


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