How to make Green Peas and Capsicum Stir Fry -

The flavours of capsicums and green peas mingle well in this stir-fry.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Fresh Green Peas (ताज़े हरे मटर), Green Capsicums (हरी शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Palak Paneer Gucchi Paneer Kheema Vegetable And Paneer Jalfraezi Cabbage and Rice Rolls

Green Peas and Capsicum Stir Fry

Green Peas and Capsicum Stir Fry Recipe Card


Hindi: matar
You might be picking out these emerald hued little jewels from your food. But, wait, before you do that anymore! As these are a good source of fibre and potassium, which keeps all of our body cells functioning properly. Just when you thought that green peas are only used to add that extra punch to your savoury dishes, try a rich, creamy matar ki kheer to satiate your sweet buds too!

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Green Peas and Capsicum Stir Fry Recipe

  • Fresh Green Peas 1 1/2 cups

  • Green Capsicums 2 large

  • Mustard oil 2 tablespoons

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Turmeric powder a pinch

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • For garnishing

  • A fresh red chilli

  • Thin strips of red capsicum

  • Thin strips of ginger


Step 1

Finely chop green capsicum and set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add asafoetida, cumin seeds, ginger and green chillies and sauté for half a minute.

Step 3

Add green peas, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, dried mango powder and salt and mix well.

Step 4

Add green capsicum, mix and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add 1 cup water and cook for 5-6 minutes till the gravy thickens.

Step 5

Add coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with a fresh red chilli and thin strips of red capsicum and ginger and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.