Bhopli Mirchi Chi Peeth Perun Bhaji Recipe

Bhopli Mirchi Chi Peeth Perun Bhaji is a Maharashtrian Capsicum & Besan Sabzi which can be made for your everyday meals. It is an easy dish that can be prepared in minutes.

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Bhopli Mirchi Chi Peeth Perun Bhaji Recipe
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Bhopli Mirchi Chi Peeth Perun Bhaji is basically Maharashtra style green Capsicum besan sabzi. When you are mixing besan into the sabzi, you need to add it little by little with constant stirring. Also remember that you can add plain water instead of about 2 tablespoons of oil to make sabzi not too dry.

Bhopli Mirchi Chi Peeth Perun Bhaji is an easy recipe that can be done within 30 minutes and be served as a side dish with Phulka and Panchmel Dal for your everyday meals. You can pack them away for lunch or roll it in the Tawa Paratha to make rolls.

Here are a few more Everyday Sabzi Recipes, that are apt for weeknight dinners:

  1. Maharashtrian Tindora Sabzi Recipe With Peanuts
  2. Andhra Style Vankaya Verusenga Stir Fry Recipe (Brinjal and peanut Stir Fry Recipe)
  3. Rajasthani Kande Ki Sabzi Recipe (Onion Sabzi)
  4. Chenakayi Erissery Recipe (Yam Erissery)

Note: Reduce oil by adding a bit of water after the besan is added to the sabzi.

Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies , slit
  • Spice powders:
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • To temper :
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • Curry leaves , a few
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 Dry red chilli
  • 2 tablespoons Cooking oil

How to make Bhopli Mirchi Chi Peeth Perun Bhaji Recipe

  1. To begin making the Bhopli Mirchi Chi Peeth Perun Bhaji Recipe, prep up all the ingredients required. Dry roast besan till aromatic, on low medium heat. Transfer to a bowl and keep aside.

  2. In a pan/kadai, heat oil. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and let them crackle.

  3. When they splutter, add hing, curry leaves and red chilli. Later add green chillies and onion. Fry till they turn translucent.

  4. Next add capsicum. Cook uncovered for about 5-6 minutes stirring at intervals.

  5. When capsicum is crispy but a bit cooked, add turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder, amchoor powder, coriander powder and cumin powder. Mix well.

  6. After a few minutes, sprinkle besan little by little, 1 tablespoon at a time such that it does not get lumpy. Combine well so that no lumps are formed.

  7. Then gradually sprinkle the rest of the gram flour while mixing the sabzi well. After you have mixed in all 3 tablespoons of besan, add 1-2 tablespoons of oil and garam masala powder. Mix well.

  8. Cook on medium high heat for another 3-4 minutes so that all masala is coated well to capsicum and besan. you can sprinkle a little water to bring everything together, instead of oil and it works the same though.

  9. Bhopli Mirchi Chi Peeth Perun Bhaji is an easy recipe that can be done within 30 minutes and be served as a side dish with Phulka and Panchmel Dal for your everyday meals. You can pack them away for lunch or roll it in the Tawa Paratha to make rolls.

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Last Modified On Monday, 21 January 2019 16:17
     
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