Shimla Mirch ki Bhurji

Shimla Mirch ki Bhurji

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Main Course

Type: Indian

Capsicum cooked with some simple masalas and gram flour


  • Medium green capsicum (hari shimla mirch), finely chopped 1
  • Gram flour (besan) 1½ tbsps
  • Sunflower oil 1½ tbsps
  • Mustard seeds ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds ½ tsp
  • Medium onion, finely chopped 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Red chilli powder ½ tsp
  • Jaggery, grated ½ tbsp
  • Medium tomato, finely chopped 1
  • Dried mango powder (amchur) ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida ¼ tsp


  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and saute till they splutter.
  • Add onion and saute till light brown. Add capsicum, salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder, mix and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add gram flour and jaggery and mix well. Add tomato and saute till tomato softens.
  • Add dried mango powder and asafoetida, mix well and turn off the heat.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.