Thursday, September 22, 2011

Crispy Capsilu

Potato - 2 Medium sized (raw, cut length-wise into french-fry shaped sticks)
Onion - 1 medium sized (cut length-wise)
Capsicum - 1 Medium sized (cut length-wise)
Gram flour (Besan) - 1 tblsp
Rice flour - 1 tblsp
Cornflour - 2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin Powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste

  • In a, heat a tblspn of oil, and add cumin seeds. Once they splatter,add onions. Let the onions roast till they turn golden brown.
  • Now add in the potatoes, a tsp red chilli powder, 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder, garam masala and salt. Splach in a little water, mix well and keep covered to cook for ten minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a bowl, mix in the gram flour, rice flour, corn flour, a tsp of red chilli powder, about 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder, a pinch of salt and water. Make a smooth paste.
  • Dip in the sliced capsicums into this batter and deep fry each piece in a pan of hot oil. Keep aside.
  • Poke a fork into the potatoes to check if they are cooked. If not, add in a little more water and cover for another few minutes. (tip: Do not add excess water, it may cause the potatoes to get mashed. Adding water little by little would cook the potaotes just right.)
  • Once the potatoes are cooked, add in the fried capsicums and mix well.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with rice or rotis.

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