Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Swiss Chard and Cubanelle Pepper Stir-Fry

Swiss Chard - 1 bunch  (washed and chopped with stems)
Cubanelle peppers - 5  (cut into long strips)
Onion - 1  (chopped)
Tomato- 2  (chopped)
Grated Ginger - 2 tsp
Red Chillies - 2
Mustard Seeds -  1 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Urad Dal - 2 tsp
Sambar Powder - 2 tsp
Chili Powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - 2 tsp

  1. Heat oil in a wide bottomed pan and splutter mustard seeds.  Add cumin seeds, broken red chillies, urad dal and fry for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the chopped onions and fry until translucent.  Add the grated ginger, chopped tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add sambar powder, chili powder and turmeric powder and mix well.
  4. Add the cubanelle peppers, mix to coat the spices, cover the pan and cook for 5 minutes stirring couple of times in between.  Make sure not to over cook.  Peppers should be little tender and crunchy.
  5. Now add the chopped chard and salt.  Mix thoroughly.  Cook uncovered for 5 -7 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with steamed rice or roti.


  1. I really love greens of all kinds... including swiss chard. have never heard of this combination before though. sounds good!

  2. Ummm...delicious,never thought of making it with peppers,will try it for sure.

  3. Sounds interesting and tempting.. thanks for the wonderful recipe :)
    Indian Cuisine

  4. Nice recipe and healthy one...looks yummy.

  5. Love this combo...


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