Besan wali Shimla mirch Aloo

Besan wali Shimla mirch Aloo

 

Besan wali Shimla mirch Aloo| Capsicum Aloo sabzi | Capsicum Aloo stir fry| Capsicum Aloo Besan sabzi | Zunka Shimla mirch

Besan wali Shimla mirch Aloo sabzi is a dry sabzi from Maharashtrian Cuisine. It is known as Zunka Shimla Mirch or besan wali shimla mirch ki sabzi.

Besan wali Shimla mirch Aloo sabzi is a wonderful combination of capsicum with roasted besan/gram flour and few basic spices. This sabzi is quick and fuss free. its a great tiffin box/lunch box option. it can be served with roti, paratha or poori.

A quick recipe for busy mornings:

Mornings are usually busy at my place. Generally we decide previous evening about what should go into next day’s tiffin.

There are some days when i want to cook really simple dish without any fuss, for tiffin. Today’s recipe is one of that types.

I pack it for the lunch along with some gravy wali sabzi or some dal, as it is loved by everyone in my family.

I have served this as side dish with  Nutrella/ Soyabean sabzi

Prep in 10 Minutes

Cooks in 20 Minutes

Total  30 Minutes

Makes: 4 Servings

 

Ingredients to make sabzi :

2 big capsicum cut into 1 inch cubes

1 small potato cut into thin cubes

1 medium sized onion, chopped

4 tbsp gram flour(besan)

3 tbsp oil

1 tsp cumin seeds

1/4 tsp asafoetida

1/2 tsp coriander powder

1/2 tsp cumin powder

1 tsp red chilly powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp sugar(optional)

1 tsp lemon juice

salt to taste

Directions

Dry roast gram flour/besan in a non stick pan with 1/4 tsp asafoetida on a low flame stirring continuously.

When it starts changing the colour to light brownish and nice aroma comes, remove from fire. Take out in a plate.

Heat oil in another non stick pan. Add cumin seeds. Once it splutters add chopped onions and potato. Saute it on slow flame first and then cover and cook for few minutes till potato softens.

Now add chopped capsicum, salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Cook on a low flame. If required add few drops of water.

Once capsicum softnes a bit spread gram flour over it and cover and cook for few more minutes.

Next add sugar and lemon juice, mix nicely and cover again. Cook for 5 minutes stirring in between otherwise gram flour will stick at the bottom.

The delicious sabzi is ready. Serve hot with any gravy sabzi and chapati.

Besan wali shimla mirch aloo

Happy cooking

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Besan wali Shimla mirch - Aloo Sabji is a dry sabzi from Maharashtrian Cuisine. It is a good tiffin box option as it takes few minutes to prepare it
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Recipe type: Side dish, Lunch/Tiffin box
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 big capsicum cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 small potato cut into thin cubes
  • 1 medium sized onion, chopped
  • 4 tbsp gram flour(besan)
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp asafoetida
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp red chilly powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp sugar(optional)
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Dry roast gram flour/besan in a non stick pan with ¼ tsp asafoetida on a low flame stirring continuously.
  2. When it starts changing the colour to light brownish and nice aroma comes, remove from fire. Take out in a plate.
  3. Heat oil in another non stick pan.
  4. Add cumin seeds.
  5. Once it splutters add chopped onions and potato.
  6. Saute it on slow flame first and then cover and cook for few minutes till potato softens.
  7. Now add chopped capsicum, salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
  8. Cook on a low flame. If required add few drops of water.
  9. Once capsicum softnes a bit spread gram flour over it and cover and cook for few more minutes.
  10. Next add sugar and lemon juice, mix nicely and cover again.
  11. Cook for 5 minutes stirring in between otherwise gram flour will stick at the bottom.
  12. The delicious sabzi is ready. Serve hot with any gravy sabzi and chapati.

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Besan wali Shimla mirch Aloo

This Post Has 8 Comments

  1. Deena

    Yumyyyy..
    Will try soon

  2. code2cook

    besan vali mirch sabji taste awesome. I learnt making this way from my neighbor. I can finish this platter asap.

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