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Aloo Shimla Mirch Recipe

Aloo Shimla Mirch Recipe

Aloo Shimla Mirch Recipe

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Pakistani
Servings 3
Calories 200 kcal


  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 cup Chopped Onions
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 cup Potatoes
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri Red Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt 
  • 1 cup Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Dry Mango Powder
  • 1 cup Capsicum


  • Heat oil in a medium-size pan over medium-high heat.
  • Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and let them crackle for 3-4 seconds.
  • Add onions and ginger-garlic paste to the pan and fry for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add potatoes and mix well. Reduce the heat to low.
  • Cover the pan with a tight-fitting lid and cook until the potatoes are tender (10-12 minutes). Stir a few times while cooking.
  • Splash a tablespoon of water if the potatoes are getting burned.
  • Remove the lid and add coriander powder, turmeric powder, Kashmiri red chili powder, and salt to the pan and mix well.
  • Add tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes until the tomatoes are mushy.
  • Add bell peppers and mix well.
  • Cover the pan again and cook on low heat for another 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove the lid. Add dry mango powder and mix well.
  • Check for salt and add more if needed. Garnish with fresh coriander (cilantro) and serve hot.

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