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Aloo Shimla mirch sabzi is a simple North Indian sabzi. This recipe of making Aloo Shimla mirch is Punjabi style in which it is cooked with onion and tomato masala. Some dishes are super simple but still taste absolutely fantastic. Aloo Shimla mirch Sabzi is among one of these. There is few variation of this spicy dry curry, Some cook aloo shimla mirch without Onion and garlic with just a few spices which is dry Aloo Shimla mirch.

Aloo Shimla Mirch Ki Sabzi - Potato and Capsicum Curry Recipe

Aloo Shimla Mirch sabji recipe, a quick 20 Minutes curry recipe. If you love capsicum recipes and need to make super quick dry curry for chapathi or paratha, this is the best recipe.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, indian cuisine, punjabi
Keyword: dry curry, sabji, sabzi
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 300 g potato cut each into 8 pieces
  • 250 g Shimla mirch bell peppers any color
  • 100 g onion sliced
  • 150 g Tomatoes (2 medium sized finely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 2-3 green chili
  • 2-3 whole red chili dried
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • leaves coriander for garnish


  • Heat Oil in the pan and add cumin seeds.
  • Allow the cumin seed to crackle and add grated ginger.
  • Add whole red chili and green chili and stir.
  • Add sliced onion and saute them for few minutes and add cut pieces of potatoes in the pan.
  • Cover the pan and cook potatoes for 5-6 minutes before adding capsicum / Shimla mirch as the potatoes take little longer to cook.
  • Add Shimla mirch or capsicum and cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  • Now after 5 minutes add salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and chaat masala powder.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and mix everything well.
  • Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes more on medium heat and stir it once or twice in between.
  • Aloo Shimla mirch is ready to serve with Hot phulka or paratha.