Green Capsicum – 1 large cut into cubes
Onions – 2 roughly chopped
Tomatoes – 5-6 (2 finely chopped)
Garlic – 5-6
Green Chillies – 2-3
Cumin Seeds – 1 tbsp
Fennel Seeds – 1 tbsp
Poppy Seeds – 1 tbsp
Cashews – 5-6
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Red Chilli powder – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Garam Masala – 1 tsp
Ghee/Oil – 4-5 tbsp
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves – 1 bunch finely chopped
In a mixie, grind the onions, garlic, green chillies, fennel seeds, poppy seeds, cashews and tomatoes without adding water into a fine paste and keep it aside.
In a kadai, heat ghee/oil and once hot add the capsicum and saute for a few minutes till they are half cooked. Take them off the kadai and keep it aside.
In the same kadai, add cumin seeds and finely chopped tomatoes and saute till it becomes mushy. Now add the ground paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and mix well.
Now add the capsicum and salt and mix well. Let it cook for a few more minutes till the oil separates.
Now add the chopped coriander leaves.
Yummy Punjabi Capsicum Masala is now ready !!