Capsicum Raita Recipe

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. Learn how to make capsicum raita by following this easy recipe.

Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 2 – 3 people
  • 2 cups curd
  • 1/2 cup capsicum (cut into 1 inch cubes and remove the seeds)
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seed
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 dried red chilly
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
How To Make Capsicum Raita:
  1. Heat oil in a small frying pan, add mustard seed. add der and fry till it turns translucent.
  2. When it starts to splutter; add broken red chillies and then add the chopped capsicum and fry till it becomes soft but is crunchy.
  3. Beat the curd in a bowl and add sugar, salt and chili powder. Mix well.
  4. Finally add fried capsicum and mix it well.
  5. Serve it chill.