Capsicum Masala

Capsicum(big) - 1 no
 (cut into small cubes) 
Onion(medium) - 1 no

Tomato - 1 no
Garlic pods - 5 - 6 nos 
Ginger - A little
Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) - 1 tsp
Cloves(Grambu)Bay leaves(Vazhana/Karuga ela)
Oil - 4 - 5 tbsp Coriander seeds - 1 tsp Groundnuts(Nelakadala) - 1 1/2 tsp
Cashewnuts - 1 tsp 
Salt - As reqd
Lemon juice - 1 tsp

Method: 1)Fry capsicum pieces in oil and keep it aside. 2)Fry coriander seeds, cashews and groundnuts separately, without adding oil. 3)Make a paste of groundnuts and cashews separately. 4)Grind onion, tomato, garlic, ginger, cumin seeds, the spices and coriander seeds into a smooth paste. 5)Heat oil in a frying pan. 6)Add the ground masala and fry, until the oil starts to separate.7)Add groundnut paste and cashew paste. 8)Stir well and let it boil for about 3 mins. 9)Add fried capsicum and stir well. 10)Close with a lid and let it cook for 5 - 10 mins. 11)Add lemon juice, before removing from the flame. 12)Garnish with coriander leaves before serving. Serve with chappathi, naan, fried rice etc.

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