Capsicum Raita

Capsicum raita

Health benefits:

Capsicum increases the metabolism by lowering triglycerides, which are stored fats in blood corpuscles. This helps in burning calories. Capsicum is an important source of vitamin A and vitamin C

Capsicum raita recipe is very easy to make and a quick side dish for rice or roti. Shimla mirch ka raita is made with sauted capsicum and curd; seasoned with mustard seeds

Serves: 3
Preparation time: 10-15 mins


  • Capsicum-1num (deseeded and chopped to cubes)
  • Spring onion-1bunch (finely chopped)
  • Jeera powder-1tsp
  • Chilli powder-1/2tsp
  • Black salt-1/2tsp
  • Oil-1tsp
  • Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
  • Yogurt-2cup
  • Salt-as per taste
  • Milk-2-3tbsp
  • Coriander-for garnishing


  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds and as it splutters add spring onion and capsicum and saute for 4-5minutes and turn off the flame
  • Let it cool down completely
  • In a bowl beat yogurt, cumin powder, black salt, chilli powder, salt and mix
  • Add fried capsicum and spring onion and mix well
  • Garnish with coriander and serve chill

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on April 16, 2014, in Dips, Indian and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

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