Green Pepper Raita / Capsicum Thair Pachadi

This one of the best, i simply love this raita. The spice and sweetness of the Capsicum makes it awesome.  Simple to make as I mentioned earlier.


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Prep Time :  3-4 mins
CookingTime :  10 mins
Serves :  2 people

Ingredients
  • Capsicum / Green Bell pepper -1
  • Plain Yogurt / Curds -  2 cups
  • Fresh Coconut, grated - 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves / Cilantro - 2 tsp , chopped
Tempering
  • Oil- 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida / Hing - a pinch
  • Chana dal - 1 tsp
Method
  1. Wash the capsicum and cut into half remove seeds then cook in the pressure cooker (do not add water)  or in the microwave (sprinkle little water)
  2. Cool down , Mash the capsicum with the fingers or masher, add yogurt / curds, salt & coconut mix well
  3. Heat oil in a small pan add mustard seeds. allow to splutter then add hing, chana dal, fry till dal turns golden
  4. Pour into the pachadi / raita , garnish coriander
  5. Serve with hot plain rice

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20 comments

Aarthi said...

Awesome recipe dear..U have made it perfectly..

Aarthi
http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

sangeeta said...

Nice recipe. I make a raita with bigger green chillies which are not hot, as my husband is allergic to capsicum, but his one with coconut would be a lot better. Loved it.

kitchen queen said...

awesome and lovely pachadi and I am going to try it out very soon.

Sushma Madhuchandra said...

cooking the capsicum in cooker is very new to me. I generally roast it & make raita.

simply.food said...

Very creamy and delicious.

Anonymous said...

Hi Vanamala, yummy,will try it out, tnx!
Mangala

Srimathi said...

This is one of my fav raita's. Is perfect with south Indian food.

divya said...

Wow! Looks fantastic!

Kitchen Flavours said...

Simply yum....

Shireen Sequeira said...

Thank you so much Vanamala for your comment on my blog! I am happy to visit your blog & see a lovely collection of recipes! I am a huge fan of different types of Raitha & I am bookmarking this as well!

Kanan said...

Nice recipe. In a pressure cokker. completely new to me..

Sensible Vegetarian said...

Lovely raita, looks so delicious.

Suma Gandlur said...

Interesting. Never tried raita with capsicum.

Smitha said...

thanks for stopping by my blog Mala! :) raita with bell pepper looks delicious!

Uma said...

looks so good and delicious.

Flavors Of Indian Kitchen said...

Nice Recipe.

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SMS Messages said...

raita always my favorite,, becoz it is very good for health

Courier Company Karachi said...

Very Nice Recipe great buddy