Aloo Shimla Mirch Do Pyaza

Hi everyone ! Today’s recipe is ‘Aloo Shimla Mirch Do Pyaza’. It is a simple dish with main ingredients as aloo (potatoes), shimla mirch (capsicum/bell peppers) and onion. You can enjoy this dish as main course during lunch or dinner.

Aloo Do Pyaza

Aloo Do Pyaza

For all those who want to know, why and when we call any dish ‘do pyaza’ ??? The answer is that in any dish when you add onion twice or in double quantity of other vegetables/ingredients that dish is named as do pyaza. In this dish we are going to add double quantity of onion in comparison to aloo (potatoes) and shimla mirch (capsicum/bell peppers). So if you love onion, then this recipe is for you.

For more potato and capsicum recipe you can check Rajasthani Shimla Mirch Besan Dilli style aloo chaat Aloo Tamatar ki Sabzi 

Serve: 2-3
Duration: 10 minutes (prep time) + 30 minutes (cook time) = 40 minutes (total)

Ingredients for Aloo Shimla Mirch Do Pyaza

Potatoes 2 medium size

Onion  2 large size

Capsicum 3 medium size

Tomato paste 4 tbsp

Red chilli powder 1 tsp

Cumin seed powder ½ tsp

Salt ¾ tsp as per taste

Garlic paste 1 tsp

Oil ½ cup or 2 Tbsp

Procedure for Aloo Shimla Mirch Do Pyaza 

  • Peel potatoes and cut them in small pieces.
  • Heat oil and stir fry potatoes for 3-4 minutes. Cover the pan and cook potatoes for 8-10 minutes or till potatoes softens and turn golden in color.
Fry potatoes till it turns golden brown in color

Fry potatoes till it turns golden brown in color

  • Add garlic paste in the pan and cook till raw smell of garlic completely vanish.
  • In the pan add all the dry masalas and tomato paste. You don’t need to add water in it. Cook for sometime.

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Add tomato paste

Add tomato paste

  • Cut onion and capsicum of same size as potatoes. Add capsicum and onion in the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes on high flame. Let the ingredients cook till oil separates.
Add capsicum

Add capsicum

Add onion

Add onion

Mix everything nicely.

Mix everything nicely.

Enjoy !

Enjoy !

Note:
  • In case you want slight sweet taste in the recipe instead of spicy flavour, you can use 2 tbsp tomato paste and 2 tbsp tomato ketchup.
  • For paneer do pyaza all you need to do is replace aloo and capsicum with paneer.

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17 Comments

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  2. Great recipe, i can eat anything with aloo 🙂

  3. So yummy! I love such spicy dishes 🙂

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  5. Looks so yummy, Im definitely going to try this!

  6. Oh my husband would surely love this dish, I’ll make this tomorrow only 🙂 🙂 Great easy recipe Alisha 🙂
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