Monday, February 11, 2019

Chapathi's , Chilly Garlic Dhal n Stuffed Capsicum

Chapathi's , Chilly Garlic Dhal n Stuffed Capsicum 


  •   Wheat Flour - 1 cup
  • Oil- 2 to 3 tsp  
  • Water as needed to prepare the soft dough 
  • Salt to Tate 
  • Oil as required to roast 


In a bowl add the wheat flour, salt, ,oil  , water n knead to a soft dough .. keep aside for about 20 mts . 

Divide the dough into equal lemon sized balls .

Sprinkle little flour on the dry surface kitchen platform or a wooden chapthi maker n place the dough ball over it n roll with a rolling pin very gently n not too hard  to a round 5 inch disc . 

Heat a tawa n place the chapathi over it. Cook on one side for half minute and flip on the second side. Cook for another half minute and smear some oil  on one side. Now flip this oiled side onto the tawa. Now you will see the chapathi fluffing . Similarly add oil on the second side and fry both sides till chapathi is completely cooked and brown spots appear on it.  Move each edge to middle of the tawa and cook so that all the edges are evenly cooked. 

Chilly Garlic Dhal 

  • Thur Dhal - 1 cup 
  • Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp 
  • Salt to taste 


  • Ghee - 2 tsp
  • Garlic flakes crushed - 8 to 10 
  • Chilly Powder- 1 tsp 

Chopped Coriander  leaves - 2 tsp 

Wash n pressure cook thur dhal with turmeric powder , once cooked , churn it ..add salt n add water for consistency n boil . Give seasoning n then garnish 

Stuffed Capsicum 

  • Capsicum - 6 preferably Small ones . 
  • Oil - 3 tblsp  

For the stuffing 
  • Potatoes - 5 Medium 
  • Onion- 1 Medium  
  • Cumin Seeds -1/2 tsp 
  • Turmeric powder-1/4 th tsp
  • Hing/Asafoetida - 2 pinch  
  • Chilly  powder- 1 tsp 
  • Garam masala powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Oil- 2 tsp 
  • Salt to taste .   


  • Coriander leaves chopped - 2 tsp 
  • Lemon Juice - 1 tsp  


Wash the capsicum n pat them dry . Slice  the tops of capsicum n carefully remove the seeds . Keep aside .

Chop the onions finely . 

Wash n pressure cook the potatoes. Cool , peel n mash it well .

In a  pan, add oil n  splutter cumin seeds n then add chopped onions n fry till pinkish red , add all the powders along with salt n then add the well mashed potatoes . Mix well ... Do the garnishing n mix well again . Allow to cool . 

stuff the potato mixture inside the  capsicum.

In a pan/ kadai add oil n place the stuffed capsicum one by one in the pan , cover and cook on low flame . Check in between n keep changing the sides , so that all the sides are cooked well . Place the open potato side too touching the pan n cook it well . 

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