Chinese style Fried Capsicum Video by Tarla Dalal

Chinese style Fried Capsicum Video by Tarla Dalal

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Fried capsicum, typically capsicum is used in Chinese sauces or as juliennes in noodles and fried rice. Next time, try the fried capsicum, it is a unique way of serving capsicum and will be enjoyed by your loved ones. You could also use other crunchy vegetables like baby corn or even asparagus and try this recipe. The batter is nice and spicy with mustard paste and fresh pepper giving out intense, fiery flavors to the capsicum. It makes an appealing dish when garnished with fresh spring onions. Try serving it with green garlic sauce or a schezuan sauce. Crunchy, munchy and yummy!

Recipe Description for Chinese Style Fried Capsicum

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Makes 2 servings
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For The Green Garlic Sauce
5 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp powdered sugar
2 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
salt to taste
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp vinegar

For The Fried Capsicum
1 cup capsicum wedges
1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup cornflour
salt and to taste
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp mustard (rai / sarson) powder
oil for deep-frying


For the green garlic sauce

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Keep aside to marinade for atleast 30 minutes.

For the fried capsicum

  1. Combine all the ingredients along with ½ cup of water in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok / kadhai and dip a few capsicum wedges coated in the batter at a time and deep-fry till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  3. Serve immediately with green garlic sauce.

Variation: fried babycorn

  1. Replace capsicum with 1 cup of water thickly sliced baby corn and proceed as per the recipe.
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