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Tuvar and Capsicum Masala

uvar and capsicum masala makes a tasty side dish with chapati or phulka. It is vegan and gluten-free.


  • 1 cup tuvar
  • 8 cashew
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 capsicum
  • salt to taste
  • little kasuri methi
  • Onion Paste:
  • 1 onion
  • Masala paste:
  • 3 to mato
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 5 green chilli
  • 1/2 bunch coriander
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamom


  1. Boil tuvar along with cashew pieces. A pinch of salt may be added to it.
  2. Make onion paste and keep it aside.
  3. Blanch the tomatoes. Once it is cool, make a paste with the listed ingredients under "Masala Paste".
  4. Cut capsicum into small pieces.
  5. Take oil in a pan, add cumin. As it splutters, put the onion paste. Saute it for a minute, now throw in the capsicum pieces. Continue to saute for sometime.
  6. Now, add the masala paste to it and saute it. Let cook for sometime.
  7. Add the cooked tuvarĀ  along with the water in it.
  8. Add salt. Adjust the consistency of the gravy.
  9. Finally, sprinkle kasuri methi to it. Let the flavours imbibe for two minutes.
  10. Tuvar and capsicum masala is ready to serve.