II Pitachi Mirchi (Peppers with cornmeal)II

Ingredients: ( Serves : 4)

  • 11/4 cups cornmeal (Makai ka atta)
  • 2tbsp flaked coconut
  • 4-5 green peppers (diced)
  • 2tsp sesame seeds (roasted and coarsely ground)
  • 1tsp black mustard seeds
  • few curry leaves
  • 1tsp turmeric powder
  • 1tsp cayenne powder
  • 1tsp coriander powder
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • 1tsp lemon juice
  • 4tbsp oil


Preperation :

  • Dry-roast the cornmeal  on low heat till golden.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, allow them to pop.
  • Add asafoetida, curry leaves, turmeric, coriander, cayenne powders and salt.
  • Stir for a minute and add peppers. Mix well, add little water and cook the vegetable is done but crisp.
  • Now add cornmeal, coconut, lemon juice and sesame seeds and mix well.
  • Cook until the flour has absorbed all the liquid.
  • Serve hot. .