Aloo Capsicum recipe, How to make aloo shimla mirch recipe


Capsicum and potato sabzi is prepared with less ingredients and takes no time to get cooked. You can make it using potatoes with green capsicum or yellow or red capsicums as well and serve steaming hot with paranthas, chapatti, naan. 

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Ingredients for Simla Mirch Aur Aloo Indian

  • Potatoes – 4 (250 grams)
  • Capsicum – 2 (250 grams)
  • Tomatoes – 1
  • Oil – 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Green coriander – 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Green chilly – 1 to 2
  • Ginger – 1 inch piece
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Red chilly powder – ¼ - ½ tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp or to taste

How to make Potato Capsicum Recipe

Wash the green chilies thoroughly and chop finely. Rinse the ginger well, peel and slice down thinly. Now rinse the capsicums and potatoes as well. Peel the potatoes and chop each potato in 8 chunks.

Heat some oil in a pan and splutter cumin seeds first. Then add asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder and finely chopped green chilly. Saute the spices for a while. Add the potatoes to wok and stir well. Cover and let the potatoes cook through for 5 minutes on low flame. Meanwhile remove the seeds from the capsicum and remove the stalk as well. Chop the capsicum into big chunks. 

Check and stir the potatoes. If needed, add 1 to 2 tbsp water. Cover again and let them cook for 2 to 3 more minutes. Now add capsicum, salt, red chilly powder and finely chopped ginger to the wok. Mix everything really well. Cover again and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Stir and check the sabzi at regular intervals.

Finely chop the green coriander and tomatoes as well. When the potatoes get tender, add chopped tomatoes and some green coriander to it. Mix well.

Cover the wok again and let the sabzi simmer on low flame for 1 to 2 minutes.

Sabzi is ready, turn off the flame. Transfer the sabzi to a serving bowl or tray and garnish with some coriander sprigs. Serve the delectable aloo shimla mirch sabzi with steaming hot paranthas, naan or chapatti and relish eating.

  • For 3 to 4 members
  • Time – 20 minutes

Simla Mirch Aur Aloo Recipe - Potato Capsicum Recipe indian

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