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How to make shimla mirch /fried capsicum recipe/Varma shimla mirch recipe

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This is a very delicious shimla mirch/capsicum recipe.Fried in a spicey mixture of gram flour and spices..

Hello everyone.

As we all know capsicum is a very rich vegetable, also rich in antioxidants and vitamins.It is cultivated worldwide..It has its own very strong flavor and taste and people are cooking this veggie in variety of ways.Who else like capsicum and the variety of stuffs made using this green vegetable..It is one of my favorite vegetable to add wheather it comes to sandwiches, pizza or mix veg curry and in many dishes..It has a very distinct flavor and it definitely adds yum to our food..Specially during winter’s I would say it is one of the most regular veggie in our kitchen..Even if we are making sandwiches, the stuffings ,the curries , capsicum makes its way through everything.

We have always heard about capsicum as a part of many dishes..but have you ever been heard about making a dish out of using it solely?..So basically I have come here with another yum I have learnt from my mom the super delicious shimla mirch fry..It is a very authentic dish and delicious in taste, Once in a while and during the season of capsicum, it is a must in our kitchen..It has a very strong flavor which combines really well with some food..Shimla mirch fry ,also you can call it as stuffed shimla mirch/stuffed capsicum because eventually after cooking the spices gets stuffed inside it because as we all know, capsicum is not really a stuffed veggie.Its almost hollow from inside..




You can have this delicious food with your rice or tortilla/roti..If you have capsicum available in your kitchen, don’t forget to try this yumm and if you don’t have this, then do bring some because this recipe is a worth trying, if you like capsicum.

The ingredients for this recipe is very few, like the most easily available ingredients in our kitchen, let’s start making it.


4 capsicum chopped into medium size

3/4 th cup gram flour

1 tea spoon chilli powder

1 tea spoon coriander powder

1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

1 nad 1/2 tea spoon salt

1 tea spoon cumin seeds

2 pinches of asafoetida/hing

4 table spoon oil

Tip:- Asafoetida/hing has a very strong flavor and it goes really well with some curries and lentils..also it is known to be one of the most prominent digestive spices..


Put a oval pan or kadhai on high flame..let it be dry completely..add oil..let the oil be warm for some seconds..then add the cumin seeds..make it golden brown..lower the flame and then add the gram flour, chilli powder, asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt..mix all the ingredients really well..make sure the flame is in medium because gram flour gets brown too quick..Cook all the ingredients in medium flame for 2 minutes..then add the chopped capsicum into it..mix well..higher the flame and cook by flipping the mixture time to time using a spatula..cook for 3 minutes in high flame and then lower the flame by closing a lid to cook the capsicum until it turns soft..check in between to get the prefect texture..flip time to time..when the capsicum turns soft..switch of the gas and store in a hotpot for you lunchtime.

Try this capsicum recipe and must share with your friends and family.πŸ‘




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