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Red Capsicum Chutney Recipe | Kudamilagai Chutney Recipe

Red Capsicum Chutney Recipe | Kudamilagai Chutney Recipe, a unique chutney variety made with the richness of red casicum along with the other spices. This red capsicum chutney tastes so good with Idli/Dosa/Uthappam or any South Indian Breakfast or can even be served with hot steaming rice along with a teaspoon of sesame oil.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Chutney
Cuisine: Indian Recipes, South Indian Recipes, Tamil Nadu Recipes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 34kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam


  • Heavy Bottomed Pan
  • Mixer Grinder


  • 2 Red Capsicum
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 tsp Salt Adjust as needed
  • 4 Red Chili
  • 2 tbsp Urad Dal
  • 1 Pinch Tamarind or ¼ tsp Tamarind Paste
  • 2 tbsp Oil

For Tempering

  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Split Urad Dal
  • Few Curry leaves


  • Wash and chop the capsicum, remove the seeds and chop them into small pieces. Roughly chop the onion and tomato and keep it aside.
  • First, lets start with frying the grinding ingredients. Heat 2 teaspoon of oil in a pan. Add urid dal and fry for 10 seconds. Add red chilli to the pan and fry both of them till the dal turns golden brown color
  • When the dal is golden brown color, add those to the mixer jar and again keep the pan in the flame
  • Add 2 teaspoon of oil again to the pan and add the onions. Saute the onions till they are transparent. Then add the chopped tomatoes and mix well
  • Add the chopped capsicum and saute the veggies till they become tender. Switch off the flame and allow the veggies to cool off before grinding
  • Meanwhile, lets proceed with the tempering. Heat a teaspoon of oil. Add mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add split urid dal and fry till the dal turns golden brown color. Then, add broken curry leaves and fry for couple of seconds. 
  • Add the seasoned ingredients to a bowl. Now the veggies are cooled off. Add the cooled veggies to the mixer jar which has the fried urid dal and red chilli. Add tamarind and salt to the mixer jar
  • Grind all these ingredients to a nice and smooth paste. Add the chutney to the bowl having the seasoned ingredients and mix well
  • Yummy and tasty Red Capsicum Chutney is now ready to serve!



Serving: 1tbsp | Calories: 34kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g