1. Cut peppers in quarters, remove cores and white pieces and cut into strips.
2. In a frying pan or wok, heat oil. Add peppers, garlic and cumin seeds. Cook on a medium heat, stirring regularly, until peppers are soft and lightly charred (approximately 20 minutes).
3. Remove from the heat. Season with the lemon juice, salt and pepper.
YIELDS: 6 servings