Capsicum Zunka - Capsicum Besan Subji

Capsicum Zunka Recipe

Capsicum Zunka is nothing but a simple stir fry with Capsicum(Bellpepper) and besan flour as main ingredients.Zunka is a Maharashtrian subzi prepared with besan / gram flour and it can be made with any vegetables.It is a very easy subzi that takes very less time to make and goes well with rotis and pulaos too.This can be made as a stuffing for kathi roll too.

Capsicum Zunka Recipe

Capsicum Zunka Recipe

Preparation Time:10 minutes | Cooking Time : 10 mins | Serves:2
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: North Indian

Capsicum - 1/2 cup chopped
Besan flour - 1 tbsp
Big Onion - 1 small finely chopped
Garlic - 1 tsp finely chopped
Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Green Chilli - 1 small chopped finely
Curry Leaves - few


  1. Dry roast besan flour for 3-5mins in low flame, it should not change color but the raw smell should not be there.Set aside.Chop capsicum and keep it ready.I used tri-colored capsicum.
    How to make capsicum zunka - Step1
  2. In a pan heat a tsp of oil , add the items listed under 'to temper', then add garlic and onion and fry till onions turn transparent.Then add capsicum.
    How to make capsicum zunka - Step2
  3. Fry for 2mins then add required salt,red chilli powder and coriander powder.Mix well.Thn add roasted besan flour.
    How to make capsicum zunka - Step3
  4. Keep sauteing and roast well.Add oil in between if its starts to stick.When it becomes golden switch off.
    How to make capsicum zunka - Step4
Serve with phulka!

My Notes:

Capsicum Zunka Recipe

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