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capsicum curry recipe
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capsicum curry recipe | Capsicum butter masala recipe

Capsicum curry recipe- quick and easy to make capsicum curry restaurants style!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 267kcal
Author: Harini


For tomato puree

  • 3 tomatoes big
  • 1 onion big
  • 6-7 cashews

For capsicum masala curry

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 cups capsicum cubed
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cream
  • 1 teaspoon kasuri methi
  • coriander leaves


  • For preparing tomato puree
    Blanch the tomatoes, onions and cashews in hot water for 2-3 minutes. peel and de seed the tomatoes.
    Transfer to mixer jar and make a very smooth puree.
  • To prepare capsicum masala gravy
    Heat 4 tablespoons butter in a thick pan.
    Add tej patta and saute well. Add cardamom pods and saute.
    Add crushed ginger garlic and saute till raw smell leaves.
    Add the tomato puree and mix well. Let cook for 2-3 minutes
    Add chili powder, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well and cook till the tomato puree leaves fat from sides. This may take around 10 minutes. Cover and cook in medium flame.
    In the mean time toast the paneer cubes with some ghee
    Once the tomato puree is well cooked, add 1 cup water and sugar. Mix well and cook for 10 more minutes till the gravy thickens.
    Add fresh cream and stir well.
    Add the capsicum cubes and toss gently. Simmer for 2-3 minutes
    Add crushed kasuri methi, ginger julienne if using and mix well. Serve paneer butter masala with naan, kulcha


Serving: 4g | Calories: 267kcal