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Shimla Mirch Aloo



Shimla Mirch Aloo is a simple yet flavorful Indian dish made with potatoes, bell peppers, and spices. The potatoes are cooked with or without a spicy tomato-based gravy and the bell peppers are added for a crunchy texture. The dish is usually served with roti, paratha, or naan.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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medium-sized potatoes, peeled and cubed


large green bell peppers, seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes


vegetable oil

2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

amchur powder

1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste

chopped fresh cilantro

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 2:

Add the cumin seeds and let them sizzle for a few seconds.

Step 3:

Add the potatoes and bell peppers and stir-fry for about 5 minutes, until the potatoes are lightly browned.

Step 4:

Add the coriander powder, garam masala, red chili powder, turmeric powder, amchur powder, and salt. Stir to combine.

Step 5:

Reduce the heat to low and cover the skillet. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes are tender.

Step 6:

Remove from the heat and stir in the cilantro. Serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 31605 users have chowed down on Shimla Mirch Aloo a whopping 56041 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chandigarh, Delhi, Lucknow, Indore, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Shimla Mirch Aloo like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Shimla Mirch Aloo, our users are head over heels in may, july, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Shimla Mirch Aloo is the food of choice for 24-27 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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