Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Capsicum Zunka - Capsicum Besan Subji

Capsicum Zunka Recipe

Capsicum Zunka is nothing but a simple stir fry with Capsicum(Bellpepper) and besan flour as main ingredients.Zunka is a Maharashtrian subzi prepared with besan / gram flour and it can be made with any vegetables.It is a very easy subzi that takes very less time to make and goes well with rotis and pulaos too.This can be made as a stuffing for kathi roll too.

Capsicum Zunka Recipe

Capsicum Zunka Recipe

Preparation Time:10 minutes | Cooking Time : 10 mins | Serves:2
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: North Indian

Capsicum - 1/2 cup chopped
Besan flour - 1 tbsp
Big Onion - 1 small finely chopped
Garlic - 1 tsp finely chopped
Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Green Chilli - 1 small chopped finely
Curry Leaves - few


  1. Dry roast besan flour for 3-5mins in low flame, it should not change color but the raw smell should not be there.Set aside.Chop capsicum and keep it ready.I used tri-colored capsicum.
    How to make capsicum zunka - Step1
  2. In a pan heat a tsp of oil , add the items listed under 'to temper', then add garlic and onion and fry till onions turn transparent.Then add capsicum.
    How to make capsicum zunka - Step2
  3. Fry for 2mins then add required salt,red chilli powder and coriander powder.Mix well.Thn add roasted besan flour.
    How to make capsicum zunka - Step3
  4. Keep sauteing and roast well.Add oil in between if its starts to stick.When it becomes golden switch off.
    How to make capsicum zunka - Step4
Serve with phulka!

My Notes:

  • Make sure besan flour has no raw smell, it should be aromatic.Keep in low flame and roast.
  • You can make this subzi with just green capsicum and onion too.
Capsicum Zunka Recipe

Written by: SHARMILEE J


  1. Hi sharmi..The subzi looks delicious..will definitely try and let you know the feedback. ..guess you have missed to mention besan in the ingredients list...lovely pics as always...

  2. Recipe looks tasty!!!
    How much besan did you use?

  3. Looks yummy! How much besan flour was used for this recipe?

  4. Hey sharmi..nice recipe n great clicks as always..u missed to mention besan in ingredients list..plz updats

  5. Now updated besan flour in ingredients list....Thanks all for letting me know

  6. nice one
    Recently added the capsicum kurma in my blog.So tasty.

  7. Superb recipes
    ..keep posting n we will keep trying..Good luck!!


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