Besan Capsicum Ki Sabzi Recipe

Monika Manchanda
Besan Capsicum Ki Sabzi Recipe
5477 ratings.

Besan is widely used in Rajasthan as traditionally it was very tough to grow vegetables in dessert, so besan would be used along with the basic vegetables like onions to create a balanced healthy meal. Besan as sabzi is a traditional method but now the cuisine is developing to include more vegetables, so that it is healthier yet carries the traditional taste of Rajasthan. 

Serve Besan Capsicum Ki Sabzi with Phulka, Pitor Ki Sabzi and rice for a perfect meal.

You can also try other dry vegetable recipes such as

  1. Makai Wali Bhindi
  2. Cabbage Besan Fry
  3. Broccoli Egg Bhurji

Cuisine: Rajasthani
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • Oil , as required
  • 1-1/2 cups Gram flour (besan)
  • 2 Onion , sliced
  • 1/2 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , chopped
  • 1/2 Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Water , as required
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , as required to garnish, finely chopped

How to make Besan Capsicum Ki Sabzi Recipe

  1. To begin making the Besan Capsicum Ki Sabzi recipe, in a deep pan, boil the chopped peppers in 2 cups of water and once tender drain and keep aside.

  2. Sieve besan twice so that there are no lumps and keep aside.

  3. In a heavy bottom pan, heat oil and add sliced onions and fry till slightly browned.

  4. Add dry masalas and capsicum to the same and saute for about 2 minutes.

  5. Add besan to this with hand slowly and stir using the other, taking care there are no lumps.

  6. Sprinkle some water, cover and cook for about 5 to 6 minutes till the sabji is cooked and darker in colour. Garnish with chopped coriander and it is ready to be served.

  7. Serve Besan Capsicum Ki Sabzi with PhulkaPitor Ki Sabzi and rice for a perfect meal.