Chatpate Aloo Shimla Mirch

Chatpate Aloo Shimla Mirch

Chatpate Aloo Shimla Mirch is a very quick and easy recipe to make. This delicious and simple dish can be made with a few commonly found ingredients in your pantry. This is a dry sabji made with potato, capsicum and few spices.

This sabji is a good accompaniment with Panchmel Dal and rice or with Phulka and Dal Makhani.

Yield: 4 serving
Prep time: 15 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients for Chatpate Aloo Shimla Mirch

Chatpate Aloo Shimla Mirch

300 grams potato boiled and cubed
100 grams green capsicum cubed
100 grams red capsicum cubed
100 grams yellow capsicum cubed
1 tablespoon coriander chopped fine
1 teaspoon lemon juice
¼ teaspoon methi (fenugreek)
¼ teaspoon sarso (mustard)
½ teaspoon jeera (cumin)
1 teaspoon saunf (fennel)
A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
½ teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder)
2 tablespoon oil
Salt to taste

For roasted masala
1 tablespoon dhania (coriander seed)
1 tablespoon jeera (cumin)
4 red chillies

Directions for Chatpate Aloo Shimla Mirch

  • Dry roast all the spices in a pan; cool and grind to a coarse powder.
  • Heat oil in a pan; add sarso, jeera, methi, saunf and let them crackle.
  • Add hing, aloo, green capsicum and saute for 3 minutes.
  • Now add the yellow and red capsicums, saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add the salt and 2 tablespoon of the roasted masala, amchur and mix.
  • Now add the lemon juice and coriander and toss well.
  • Check the seasoning.
  • Serve

Chatpate Aloo Shimla Mirch

Note: Roasting enhances the flavors of the spices. You can use spice powders without roasting also.

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