Red bell pepper - 2 medium
White Sesame Seeds - 1 1/2 tbsp
Urad dhal or Channa dhal - 2 tbsp
Garlic - 4 or 5
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp( optional)
Red chillies - 5
Tamarind - 1/2 inch piece
Salt as needed
Oil - 1 tbsp
This is a light variation of my capsicum(
Wash and chop bell pepper/capsium into thick chunks.
Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a frying pan and add urad dhal/channa dhal and fry for few seconds ... next add cumin seeds, red chillies and seasame seeds... fry till everything turns light brown and remove. In the same frying pan add chopped bell pepper and fry for 2 - 3 minutes, next add garlic and tamarind and fry till the capsicum is soft and mushy... cool ... then transfer to a blender/ mixer with salt and grind to a paste.... If needed can also temper with mustard seeds, urad dhal and curry leaves. Serve as a side dish or dip with any type of dosa's or idli's.
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