Yogic Diet: Bell Peppers & Cottage Cheese Curry

    Vegetable curry, also called sabzi, is a big part of the yogic diet. Referring to this recipe as the base, you can choose to experiment with a variety of seasonal vegetables and enjoy your delicious sabzi with Indian bread such as chapati/roti, or naan.


    • 2 medium green bell peppers
    • 1 small bunch fenugreek leaves
    • 100g fresh cottage cheese (paneer)
    • 1½tsp oil
    • ¼tsp turmeric powder
    • ¼tsp coriander powder
    • ¼tsp roasted cumin seeds
    • Salt to taste


    1. Deseed and cut peppers into small pieces.
    2. Clean, wash and chop fenugreek leaves.
    3. Crumble the cottage cheese.
    4. Heat oil. Add roasted cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.
    5. Add turmeric and coriander powder. Stir.
    6. Add vegetables, cottage cheese and salt to taste. Cook for a few minutes and cover with a lid. Turn off the heat.
    7. Serve hot, with roti or naan.

    Recipe Courtesy: The Yoga Institute
    Image Courtesy: Shutterstock

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