Friday, 24 July 2015

Aloo Simla Mirch (Potato Capsicum Dry)

Aloo Simla Mirch (Potato Capsicum Dry)

Potatoes – 3 – 4 (medium)
Capsicum – 3 – 4 (medium)
Oil – 1 tbsp
Chopped Onion – 1 (medium)
Tomato puree – 3 tbsp
Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli powder – 1 tsp
Garam Masala powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Wash both the vegetables. Peel and dice the potatoes into small pieces. Remove the seeds from capsicum and dice into pieces. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and let them crackle. Add chopped onions and saute till they become translucent. Add tomatoes puree and saute for 4-5 minutes. Add potatoes and capsicum and mix well. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt. Mix well. Add 1/2 cup of water. Cover and cook till potatoes are well cooked. Add garam masala and mix well. Stir the sabji till all the liquid evaporates. Serve hot with chapatis or parathas.

Potatoes are very low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. It is also a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium and Manganese.


  1. The pics are awesome and really makes to crave for it. Very Tempting one. I've bookmarked it def gonna try this week.
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    1. Welcome Dhiraj. Glad to know this.