Thursday, July 31, 2014

Millet Capsicum Bhath

This is just like making lemon rice but we include capsicum while sauteing


Check out for Butter Capsicum Rice using same ingredients except millet

Ingredients
Part 1 - Millet
  • Any millet - 1 cup I used Varagu
  • Water - 2 cups
  • Salt - 1/2 teaspoon
Part 2 - Seasoning
  • Oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Urad dhall - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Channa dhall - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Fried gram / potukadalai - 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - few (according to your preference)
  • Dried red chillies - 4
  • Peanuts - little
  • Capsicum - 1 big no: (finely chopped)
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Turmeric - a pinch
Part 3 - Topping
  • Lemon - 1
  • Coriander leaves - little
Method
  • Cook millet with 2 cups of water and salt for 2 whistles.It should not be mashy.Keep it aside.Separate the grains using a fork
  • In a separate kadai heat oil splutter mustard seeds, fry channa and urad dhals.Roast peanuts, roasted gram (potukadalai)
  • Keep it closed in simmer flame for a minute
  • Add capsicum pieces.Put turmeric and another 1/2 teaspoon of salt here
  • Saute till it becomes soft
  • Now cooked millet and the capsicum saute are ready
  • Add the seasoned items to the cooked millet and mix well using fork
  • Squeeze lemon and mix well.Garnish with coriander leaves
Millet Capsicum Bhath is ready. It goes well with any Raitha