Makai Capsicum ( Gujarati Recipe)

Makai Capsicum, a tantalizing combo of tender corn and capsicum cooked in milk and tempered with Indian spices.

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A tantalizing combo of tender corn and capsicum cooked in milk and tempered with indian spices, makai capsicum cannot really be called a customary gujarati dish, but the younger generation definitely enjoys this off-beat vegetable preparation as it is low on spices and ghee.

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  1. Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds and ginger-green chilli paste.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the flour and sauté on a slow flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the corn and capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add the milk gradually, while stirring continuously to avoid the formation of lumps and cook on a slow flame for 4 to 5 more minutes or till the mixture becomes thick.
  5. Add the sugar, pepper powder and salt and mix well.
  6. Serve hot.

Handy tip

  1. You can use a whisk to stir while adding the milk into the vegetables to avoid lumps.

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Nutrient values per serving
Energy238 cal
Protein7.4 g
Carbohydrates26.9 g
Fiber2.2 g
Fat9.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A331.8 mcg
Vitamin B10.3 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C44.8 mg
Folic Acid20.8 mcg
Calcium215.9 mg
Iron0.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium23.1 mg
Potassium199.4 mg
Zinc0.3 mg

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Makai Capsicum ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 28 Sep 16 12:26 PM

Very delicious recipe. Thank you very much!!
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Sonal.
29 Sep 16 09:29 AM
Makai Capsicum ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 01 Oct 15 02:45 PM

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Tarla Dalal    Thanks. Please continue to review recipes which you have made and loved from It will help thousands of food lovers to try the recipe based on your review.
03 Oct 15 09:30 AM
Makai Capsicum ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 29 Aug 13 11:31 AM

Excellent dish!! BUT let me tell you what I did wrong so no one else does these mistakes! My corn kernels contained a wee bit of moisture, that made the Flour sticky and thus I could not really sauté the corn and capsicum.. Had to run to my microwave to do that bit! But the final outcome was really nice!
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your tip, it will surely help others...
03 Oct 15 12:08 PM
Makai Capsicum ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 22 Mar 13 03:21 PM

its simply delicious and quick one
Makai Capsicum ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 01 Sep 12 12:07 AM

Excellent Recipe !One of the most delicious ones out of the plentiful of recipes I have tried from Tarla Dalal's cookbooks.However, I substitute the Maida with whole wheat flour to make the recipe healthier.Also , to add to the protein I add half a slice of Processed Cheese to the milk. A must try for everyone! Is also a hit in Tiffin boxes for kids and grown ups alike !))