Shimla Mirch Aloo

Shimla Mirch Aloo
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Tangy delicious Potato and capsicum stir fry is a recipe made from crunchy green bell peppers or capsicums sautéed with perfectly cooked potatoes coated in a mildly spiced curry sauce. Such recipes have dominated the uncharted territories in Southern and Eastern Asia in the past few decades as nearly a third of the world’s potatoes are grown and harvested in China and India. There are over a thousand potatoes recipes made from baked, fried, or mashed potatoes. Shimla Mirch Aloo is a fun fried  vegetarian dish for the picky eaters where small diced potatoes amaze kids and grown-ups with its bursting flavours.

Basic information about Aloo Shimla Mirch Recipe

Aloo Capsicum also is known as Aloo Shimla Mirch Recipe consists of crunchy green bell peppers or capsicums that contain perfectly cooked potatoes coated in a simple curry sauce.

Taste, texture, nutrients and other details

  • It is a suitable appetizing hearty meal.
  • It is a palatable recipe and an excellent source of nutrients.
  • It is made from 100% pure herbs and spices.
  • It is without any artificial colour, flavour and preservatives.
  • The vegetables used in the preparation are green bell peppers and potatoes that are available All Year Long.
  • It is a soy-free and pure vegetarian.
  • It can be taken every day and is prominently served in pure vegetarian Indian Tiffin Service.

About Aloo Shimla Mirch Recipe

‘Shimla’ is the capital city, a hill-station of the Northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. ’Mirch’ can be translated to chilli. In Tamil Nadu, it is called Kodai Mozhagai, translated as "umbrella chilli." Capsicum (or bell peppers) and potatoes can be combined in many ways and can be used in many dishes such as fried rice or for making kebabs. It can be made into a vegetarian curry delight when combined with green pepper with an array of serving ideas. Shimla Mirch Aloo preparation may involve either the thick tomato sauce curry base or a dry sautéed version without the use of ginger garlic paste.

Restaurant based Aloo Shimla Mirch Recipe

Some restaurants serve the creamy version made from tomatoes, cashew paste and butter, where roasted potatoes can be used to intensify the flavour and texture. Many dhabas (local restaurants) use boiled potatoes to speed up the cooking process where the vegetable can be cut and sautéed in spiced oil and garnished with coriander leaves to serve. One can add green peas and carrots to get a multi-colour version.

Homemade Aloo Shimla Mirch Recipe

At home, healthy vegetarian Shimla Mirch Aloo recipe is made either by using boiled or roasted stir fry potatoes with capsicum or using diced raw potatoes where once the potato pieces are cooked, capsicum, tomatoes and other ingredients are added to bring together the beautiful depth of flavours, the rich texture and consistency. One can add crushed ginger or ground black pepper to get a spicy tangy taste.

How to serve?

Aloo Capsicum curry or Aloo Shimla Mirch Recipe tastes best with Chapathis, Pooris, parathas or even dal and rice. The dish can be served with lentils curry and raita, or it can be served with pickles.

Food allergy
If you suffer from a food allergy or intolerance, please let us know immediately. Ingredients can occasionally be substituted or changed so please review the allergy details available for you. Every care is taken to avoid any cross contamination when processing an order. Food served may contain some of the 14 Allergens listed: Peanuts, Nuts, Sesame, Cereals containing Gluten, Milk, Soy/Soya, Molluscs, Sulphur Dioxide (Sulphites), Mustard, Celery, Lupin (EU common), Eggs., Crustaceans & Fish.


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