Sunday, November 1, 2009

Batata Simla Mirch Bhaaji/ Potato And Bell Pepper Stir Fry.

2 cups chopped potatoes,
2 cups chopped bell pepper, any color,
2 tsp oil,
1 tsp mustard seeds,
1 tsp cumin seeds,
1/2 tsp turmeric powder,
1 tsp garam masala,
1 tsp lemon juice,
salt to taste.

chopped coriander leaves for garnish

  • Heat oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • Add mustard and cumin seeds, when they splutter, add the potatoes and stir well.
  • Add the turmeric powder, garam masala and salt, mix well.
  • Sprinkle a few teaspoons of water.
  • Cover with a lid,reduce heat to very low and let the potatoes cook till tender.
  • Add the chopped bell pepper and mix and cover again and let the pepper cook.
  • Finally add the lemon juice, mix and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

I used mixed bell pepper(yellow, orange,red and green).


  1. Hi Mayuri,

    You have a good blog going and hope to see many recipes here. Liked that color combination of vegetables there!

  2. Thanks.
    I like using different colored bell peppers in food.
    I remember when we were staying in Houston we used to get even purple colored bell pepper.