aloo shimla mirch ki sabji | aloo capsicum masala | potato capsicum gravy
easy aloo shimla mirch ki sabji | aloo capsicum masala | potato capsicum gravy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
for masala paste:
- 2 tbsp peanut
- 2 tbsp sesame / til
- 1 tsp poppy seeds / khus khus
- 1 tsp oil
- 1 tsp coriander seeds
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 1 tsp fennel / saunf
- ¼ tsp fenugreek / methi
- 5 dried red chilli
- 2 tbsp dry coconut / kopra
- ½ cup water to blend
- 2 tbsp oil
- 1 tsp mustard
- pinch hing / asafoetida
- few curry leaves
- 1 onion finely chopped
- 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
- 2 potato / aloo cubed
- ¼ tsp turmeric
- ¼ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 1½ cup water
- 1 tomato finely chopped
- 1 capsicum cubed
- ¼ tsp garam masala
- 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
coconut masala paste preparation:
firstly, in a pan roast 2 tbsp peanut on low flame until it turns crunchy.
now add 2 tbsp sesame, 1 tsp poppy seeds and rost on low flame. set aside.
in a side add 1 tsp oil along with 1 tsp coriander seeds, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp fennel, ¼ tsp fenugreek, 5 dried red chilli and 2 tbsp dry coconut.
roast until the coconut and spices turn aromatic and golden brown.
cool the mixture completely, and transfer to a blender.
add ½ cup water and blend to smooth paste. keep aside.
aloo capsicum masala preparation:
in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, pinch hing and few curry leaves.
add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute well.
further add 2 potatoes, ¼ tsp turmeric, ¼ tsp chilli powder, ¾ tsp salt.
saute for 3 minutes or until the spices are combined well.
add ½ cup water, cover and boil for 6 minutes.
also, add 1 tomato and saute until tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
add in the prepared masala paste and saute for 2 minutes.
further, add 1 capsicum and saute for a minute.
add 1 cup water, ½ tsp salt and adjust consistency.
cover and simmer for 8 minutes or until capsicum soften and oil separates.
add ¼ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
finally, serve aloo capsicum masala with hot roti.