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Aloo Shimla Mirch Recipe

Aloo Shimla Mirch

Aloo shimla mirch ki sabzi is very simple, easy and fast cooking recipe. In this recipe potatoes and capsicum are sauted together with the spices like garam masala, dried mango powder and coriander powder. It tastes best when it is hot and can be served with naan and roties. Learn how to make potato capsicum curry by following this easy recipe.


2 medium potatoes (peeled and cubed)
2 medium capsicums (deseed and chopped)
2 small onions (finely chopped)
1 tomato (finely chopped)
1 tsp crushed garlic
1/2 tsp cumin seed
1/2 tsp fenugreek seed
A pinch of asafetida
1/2 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp dried mango powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
2 tsp coriander leaves (finely chopped)
2 tbsp oil
Salt to taste

How to make aloo shimla mirch:
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin and fenugreek seeds, when it changes the colour add asafetida to it. Add onions and sauté it till it becomes pink.
  • Put the garlic, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric and salt. Stir together for few minutes.
  • Add chopped potatoes and capsicum. Mix all the ingredients well on the low flame.
  • Cover it with the lid and cook till potatoes becomes tender and all the moisture evaporates. Stir in between.
  • After five minutes add tomatoes; replace the lid and cook until tomatoes becomes tender and mixed well with capsicum and potatoes.
  • Turn off the heat and add dried mango powder and garam masala. Mix well.
  • Garnish alu shimla mirch ki sabzi with coriander leaves and serve hot with naan or roti.