Aloo Shimla Mirch recipe | Capsicum Potato recipe | Capsicum recipes


Aloo Shimla Mirch recipe is such an easy & quick recipe capsicum recipe and one of my favorite recipes. Capsicum is called as Bell Pepper in some parts of the world. This Bell Pepper recipe is a North Indian Punjabi recipe. You can make this Capsicum Potato recipe without onion, tomato as well. It will equally taste delicious. It can be served as a side dish with Rice & lentils (Dal) or with Chapati (Roti) or Parathas.

I have shown step by step process further to make this recipe.  Recipe Video is up on our YouTube channel & link is at the bottom to watch the full video.


Aloo Shimla Mirch 2 by foodstopper
Aloo Shimla Mirch 2 by foodstopper

Ingredients :
Oil 2 Tbsp
Cumin Seeds 1 Tbsp
Black Pepper 6-7
Green Chilies 1-2 (Chopped)
Garlic  1 Tbsp (Chopped)
Ginger 1 Tbsp (Chopped)
Asafoetida 1/4 Tsp
Onions 1 Cup (Chopped)
Potatoes 2 Cups
Turmeric 1 Tsp
Coriander Powder 2 Tbsp
Cumin Powder 1 Tsp
Red Chilli Powder 1 Tsp
Tomatoes 1 Cup (Chopped)
Capsicum 2 Cups (Chopped)
Salt to Taste
Garam Masala 1 Tsp
Coriander Leaves 1 Tsp


Aloo Shimla Mirch by Foodstopper
Aloo Shimla Mirch by Foodstopper

1. In a pan, add 2 Tbsp Oil, 1 Tbsp Cumin Seeds, black pepper 6-7 & Saute for a minute.
2. Now add 1-2 Chopped Green Chilies, 1 Tbsp Ginger, 1 Tbsp Garlic, 1/4 Tsp asafetida and Saute for 1-2 Minutes on low-medium flame.
3. Add 1 cup chopped onions and saute for 3-4 minutes until transparent and add 2 Cups of Potatoes. Mix potatoes with onions and cook for 10 minutes and stir occasionally.
4. Next add 1 Tsp Turmeric, 2 Tbsp Coriander Powder, 1 Tsp Cumin Powder, 1 Tsp Red Chilli Powder, and Mix well.
5. Add 1 Cup Chopped tomatoes and Cook for 3-4 minutes until the tomatoes are soft.
6. Lastly, add Green Capsicum (Bell Pepper) cut into cubes or roughly chopped.
7. Mix all together and Cook for 5 Minutes minutes on Med-Low heat. Also, add salt to taste, 1 Tsp Garam Masala and cook for another 5-7 Minutes.
8. Garnish with Coriander Leaves. Quick and easy Aloo Shimla Mirch (Potato Capsicum) is ready to serve.



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