Sattvic Bell pepper Chutney

Making chutney with vegetables is one of the best ways to eat more vegetables. When made with specific set of spices, the chutneys are tasty and serve multiple purposes.

You need:

  1. 1 bell pepper
  2. 1 tablespoon ginger
  3. 1 teaspoon salt
  4. 1 teaspoon mango powder, aamchoor
  5. 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  6. 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  7. 1/4 teaspoon methi seeds
  8. 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  9. 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  10. 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  11. 6 peppercorns
  12. 1/4 cup water

To do:

  1. Wash and chop bell pepper and ginger into small pieces.
  2. Add coconut oil and all the seeds in a heavy bottom vessel. Warm it for 5 minutes at low heat until the seeds sizzle.
  3. Add chopped bell pepper, salt, and ginger. Stir frequently.  
  4. Turn off heat when the bell pepper is cooked. Add mango powder.
  5. Allow to cool. Blend with water and peppercorn until smooth.

Serving suggestions: Bellpepper chutney goes well with dosa, idli, stuffed dosai, roti, or rice.