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Aloo Capsicum Recipe or Aloo Shimla Mirch

An easy breakfast side dish vegetarian recipe to be eaten with roti.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 3
Calories 290 kcal


  • 3 medium size potatoes aloo sliced into thin long slices
  • 2 green capsicum shimla mirch cut into long slices
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 2 medium size onions finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds zeera/jeera
  • ½ teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • salt - to taste
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 cup water


  • Firstly, take a cooking vessel, into it add oil and heat it.
  • Into it, add cumin seeds and allow it to splutter.
  • Add chopped onions and saute until they get soft.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
  • Into it add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Cook the masala for few seconds.
  • Add sliced potatoes into it and saute for few minutes.
  • Add capsicum slices and mix well.
  • Roast the vegetable mix for two to three minutes on low flame.
  • Add little water and cook until the aloo and shimla mirch get cooked or pressure cook for two whistles.
  • Cook for few minutes by keeping the lid uncovered if there is any water remaining.
  • Add some freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Serve with roti or paratha.


1.The ratio of shimla mirch and potatoes can be varied depending on one's preference.


Nutrition Facts
Aloo Capsicum Recipe or Aloo Shimla Mirch
Amount Per Serving
Calories 290
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.