Potato Capsicum recipev Aloo Capsicum recipe, How to make Aloo Shimla Mirch
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • 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
  1. Now wash the potatoes too. Peel the potatoes and chop each potato in 8 chunks.
  2. Wash the capsicum as well and remove the stalk and seeds from it. Chop the capsicum into big chunks.
  3. Rinse the green chilies thoroughly and chop them finely.
  4. Rinse the ginger well, peel and slice down thinly.
  5. Finely chop the green coriander and tomatoes as well.
  6. Heat some oil in a pan and splutter cumin seeds first.
  7. Then add asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder and finely chopped green chilly. Saute the spices for a while.
  8. Add the potatoes to wok and stir well. Cover and let the potatoes cook through for 5 minutes on low flame.
  9. After 5 minutes, check and stir the potatoes. If needed, add 1 to 2 tbsp water. 10. Cover again and let them cook for 2 to 3 more minutes.
  10. Now add capsicum, salt, red chilly powder and finely chopped ginger to the wok. Mix everything really well.
  11. Cover again and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Stir and check the sabzi at regular intervals.
  12. When the potatoes get tender, add chopped tomatoes and some green coriander to it. Mix well.
  13. Cover the wok again and let the sabzi simmer on low flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  14. Aloo shimla mirch sabzi is now ready, turn off the flame. Transfer the sabzi to a serving bowl or tray.
  15. Garnish with some coriander sprigs and serve this delectable aloo capsicum sabzi with steaming hot paranthas, naan or chapatti and relish eating.
Recipe by Indian Good Food at https://indiangoodfood.com/995-aloo-capsicum-recipe.html