437: Aloo Simla Mirch Masala/Potato Capsicum Masala

 Potato capsicum masala is a very simple recipe and quite easy to make. In this recipe potatoes and capsicum are sauted together with the spices like chili powder, Curry powder & Snafu powder. It tastes best when it is hot and can be served with naan, roties and rice.


 Big Potatoes                             4 no.
 Big Capsicum                            1 no.
Tomato                                      1 no.
Curry Powder                              1 tsp.
Chili Powder                                 1 tsp.
Snafu powder                               1/4 tsp.
Turmeric Powder                           ¼ tsp.
Salt                                               to taste

For Seasoning
 Oil                                                1 tbsp.
Cumin seeds                                   ½ tsp.
Asafetida                                        a pinch.


  • Boil potatoes in a pressure cooker. Cut into medium size cubes. Remove skins and keep aside.
  • Chop the capsicum and tomatoes and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in cast iron, add all seasonings, when cumin seed crackles add the chopped capsicum and fry for few minute.
  • Now add potatoes, masalas and salt. Mix well and cook till potatoes becomes tender and all the moisture evaporates. Stir in between.
  • After five minutes add tomatoes and cook until tomatoes becomes tender and mixed well with capsicum and potatoes.
  • Serve with Rice and Chapatti.

  • This can be used to prepare chapatti Roll. Take a chapatti  put 2 tbsp of this masala and roll it  and serve.
  • This is very good as Lunch box  & Travel menu..