Tuesday, July 3, 2012

BEAN AND BELL PEPPER STIR FRY / SALAD


Healthy and filling bean and bell pepper stir-fry that can be served warm or cold.

Ingredients:
Beans ....... 1 cup ( boiled with salt)
Bell peppers ... 1/4 cup of red, yellow and green (sliced)
Onion ........... 1 small ( sliced ) optional
Garlic .......... 1/2 tsp
Fresh red chillies .. 1-2 (chopped finely)
Cumin seeds .... 1 tsp. (roasted & crushed)
Parsley ............ 1/4 cup (chopped finely)
Vinegar/ lime juice ... 2-3 tbsps. (as per your taste)
Salt ... to taste
Olive oil ... 2 tbsps.

Method:1. Soak the beans overnight and boil them with salt. Drain and set aside.

2. In a pan, heat oil and add the garlic and onion. Saute and add the bell peppers (capsicums).

3. Saute for a minute. Do not over cook.The bell peppers have to be crunchy.

4. Stir in the beans and add the tempering, red chillies and parsley. Check the salt and squeeze the lemon juice and mix.

This can be served warm or cold...with a dash of tabasco or chilli flakes...as you like it.

30 comments:

  1. Very colourful and healthy salad. A perfect dish for summers.

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  2. Healthy and super delicious salad. Love the quinoa flake upma.

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    1. Thanks dear..
      Yes the quinoa upma is a unique one

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  3. Colorful & so so inviting!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  4. wow this looks absolutely delicious!!!

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  5. PurevegetarianbitesMay 16, 2012 at 10:52 PM

    mouth watering! i love your pictures….. gonna try ur version soon

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  6. Wat an excellent and colourful salad.

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  7. Healthy & nutritious sald for summers!
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  8. Wow this sounds very easy and colorful

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  9. Healthy, colorful and delicious stir fry

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  10. Hi di, this one looks amazing, i am sure it tastes amazing too.. next time you come here, we will make this okay??

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  11. very colorful and lovely..

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