Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Tomato Capsicum Gojju

Tomato Capsicum Gojju is a gravy and its takes very little time to prepare. You can have this curry with Chapatis, Rice, Dosa or idli and even with toasted bread.

Things Needed :
Capsicum : 2 ( Medium sized).
Tomatoes : 2 to 3
Green chilly : 2
Salt : To taste.
Oil : 2 Tea spoons.
Jeera : 1/2 Tea spoon.
Mustard seeds : 1/2 Tea spoon.
Methi seeds: 1/4 tea spoon.
Curry leaves : 5 to 6 .
Coriander Leaves : 2 Table spoons.
Rasam Powder: 2 Tea spoons.
Turmeric powder.( haldi) . a pinch.

Method :
Wash and cut capsicum and tomatoes in to small pieces. Cut coriander leaves, curry leaves  and green chillies.  Keep a pan on the fire and put oil and heat.  Put mustard seeds let the spurt, add cumin seeds( jeera) and methi seeds to it. Add curry leaves and green chillies .  Add cut capsicum and turmeric powder and  fry util they are  soft and now add cut tomatoes and fry nicely. Add  required salt and  rasam powder  stir until the raw smell goes off. Now add coriander leaves ,  Mix it well and  put it in a serving bowl.
Serve this gojju with chapatis or Hot rice with a spoon of ghee.
Note:  Do not add any water while cooking.  Can add cut and boiled potatoes and  boiled carrots to this gojju . Adding potatoes will help the curry to be thick and increases the quantity. Can add little jaggery it you like the sweet . Add jaggery at the end while the gravy boils.( 1 table spoon of jaggery will do). Can add little garam masala to the curry .  It gives a different taste.
Serves : 2

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