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
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
Oil - 1 tsp Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp Jeera - 1/2 tsp Green Chilli - 1 small chopped finely Curry Leaves - few
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.
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.
Fry for 2mins then add required salt,red chilli powder and coriander powder.Mix well.Thn add roasted besan flour.
Keep sauteing and roast well.Add oil in between if its starts to stick.When it becomes golden switch off.
Serve with phulka!
Make sure besan flour has no raw smell, it should be aromatic.Keep in low flame and roast.
You can make this subzi with just green capsicum and onion too.