Aloo Capsicum Fry | Potato Bell Pepper Fry


Posted on February 23rd, 2009

I am not a great fan of Aloo (potato)! When ever I refuse second helping of aloo sabji, most of the hosts raise their brow posing me the standard question “why on earth you don’t like Aloo?” Well that’s me!!!

Ganesha loves potatoes; here is his favorite Aloo Capsicum Fry recipe. It tasted sooo well that I went for second helping :-D

Aloo Capsicum Fry | Potato Bell Pepper Fry

Aloo Capsicum Fry | Potato Bell Pepper Fry

Ingredients:

Potatoes: 2
Capsicum (Bell pepper): 1
Onion: 1
Chili powder: 1 tbsp
Salt: to taste
Asafetida: a pinch

Preparation method:

  • Clean and chop potatoes, capsicum and onion in same size.
  • Heat oil and do seasoning with mustard, cumin seeds, and curry leaves.
  • Sauté onion till it turns brownish.
  • Add salt, chili powder and asafetida.
  • Now add capsicum and potatoes.
  • Deep fry them in low flame.

There is one more method:

  • Boil and cook the potatoes.
  • Heat oil and do seasoning with mustard, cumin seeds, and curry leaves.
  • Sauté onion till it turns brownish. Toss it with capsicum.
  • Add salt, chili powder and asafetida.
  • Now add this mixture with cooked potatoes and slide it in the oven.
  • Bake the mixture at 350F for 45 minutes.
  • Yummy Aloo Capsicum Fry is ready!

I have tried both the methods and the recipe came out very well!

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17 Responses to “Aloo Capsicum Fry | Potato Bell Pepper Fry”

  1. Arjun Says:

    Wow Yummy !! aloo capsicum fry looks too good… and from the recipe it looks very simple to make as well… now if we have nice rotis along with this it would be heavenly… :-)

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  2. Vivek Says:

    Nice post… simple recipe to boot. Any dish with Aloo is always good. But simple things always taste best! Kudos to the chef!

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    • Anu Says:

      Yup!! As u said simple meal tastes best and simple things in life gives us gr8 happiness and pleasure. Thanks for the kind words buddy.

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  3. Deepa Says:

    True indeed! I concur with Vivek…Simple things always taste best!…Rightly said! I am sure this must be real heavenly and as Arjun says…with lovely rotis, it could be a great feast!

    Cheers!

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  4. Deepa Says:

    On behalf of everyone out here, here’s wishing the Ist Anniv Duo a VERY VERY HAPPY WEDDING Anniv! Cant believe that 1 year has flown!!

    Look fwd to an interesting piece on how you celebrated your anniv in style on Myscrawls!

    Anniv Boquets and love

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  5. AnuSriram Says:

    That looks lovely! Aloo is my favourite. Congrats on your anniversary!

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  6. Rajani Says:

    Hi Anu,

    First time to your blog! nice one. Especially liked your travel thingi nice pictures. I visited US two times now, visited Grand Canyon, Niagara they are the best so peaceful to look at. Visited Las vegas, liked the buildings some how it didn’t fit in and LA that is my favourite where I can become kid again :-) .

    You are the second person in my life who said they don’t like potatoes, one is my friend who used to live here in Plamy, whenever I make Potato she use to refuse, just the way few people who don’t like chocolates :-) any way it’s healthy too by not prefering.

    Aloo Capsicum they go well together, cooking in oven I am first time learning…….

    Best of Luck!
    Rajani

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    • Anu Says:

      Thanks a lot for the lovely words :) Glad that u liked my write up in the travel section. Yes, Niagara and Grand Canyon are really peaceful spots. I enjoyed at both the places. I have been to Las vegas too. I have not visited LA. Your reply tempts me to go there…coz i enjoyed Disney world at Florida! Hope to visit LA soon ;-)

      He he yes avoiding aloo is in a way good for the health!
      Nice to have you here. Do stay tuned with My Scrawls and I shall keep checking out yours :)

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  7. Kavitha Says:

    Hey anu,
    First, thanx loads for ur comments in my blog…welcome to my blog..ur version of aloo is sure yummy juz tat i raised my brow too to hear tat ur sick of aloo..ur the first person i’ve met to say something like tat…also did peek into ur bahamas trip…knw wat, i’ve been on cruise to bahamas too bt missed the fun u had..wil sure make it up next time…do pay visits to my blog wen u find time n if u can drop in some of ur valuable comments too da…have started too more blogs..chkout wen u find time…TC…Bye..

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    • Anu Says:

      Thanks a lot for your lovely comments Kavitha. Oh yes, the bahamas SUB adventure was total fun. Do try it out when u get a chance :) Do keep visiting here and I shall also keep checking out yours.

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  8. Geeta Says:

    Hi:

    Like this variation of the potato capsicum recipe.
    Will try it soon.

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  9. Priya Says:

    Hi Anu,
    Thanks for the comment in my site. your version of aaloo capsicum fry also looks very yummy. I will sure try the other oven method

    Reply

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