JAIN MEXICAN SAUCE
This spicy roasted bell pepper sauce has plenty of flavour even without the us of onion and garlic.
1½ -2 medium red bell peppers, finely chopped
2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped
1 tablespoon oil
4-5 dried red chillies
Salt to taste
½ teaspoon sugar
½ teaspoon carom seeds
1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add red bell pepper and sauté for 30 seconds. Add dried red chillies, mix, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
2. Add tomatoes, mix, cover and cook for 5-10 minutes. Add salt, sugar and crushed carom seeds, mix and cook for a minute. Remove from heat and cool.
3. Grind the prepared mixture to a fine paste.
Preparation Time: 5-8 minutes
Cooking Time: 13-15 minutes