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Aloo Shimla Mirch Tamatar Ki Subzi

Vegan, Gluten-Free
Aloo Shimla Mirch Tamatar Ki Subzi is an Indian dish prepared with potatoes and green pepper cooked in a tomato fenugreek gravy.
5 from 3 votes
Author: Nisha
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 servings
Calories 139 kcal


  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp nigella seeds, kalonji
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida, hing, use gluten-free
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 inch piece ginger, grated
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 russet white potatoes, peeled & cut into small cubes
  • 2 beefsteak tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 dollop dry fenugreek leaves, rubbed between palms
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • salt to taste


  • Chop the ginger, garlic, and green chilly. Chop the onions and green peppers.
  • Heat a pot on medium heat, add oil, add the spices... cumin seeds, kalonji seeds, hing, and turmeric powder. Cook for about 30 seconds.
  • Add ginger, garlic, and green chilly. Stir and cook for a minute.
  • Add onions. Stir. Allow this to cook for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Chop the green pepper.
  • Add the green pepper and saute for about 4-5 minutes on medium heat.
  • This is what you should have.
  • Add tomatoes and tomato paste.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 10 minutes. Keep stirring in between.
  • Add coriander powder and red chili powder. Stir and cook for 20 seconds max.
  • Add the cubed potatoes. Stir.
  • Now add water. Season with salt if need be.
  • Stir.
  • Cover with a lid and cook for 20 minutes on low-medium heat. The potatoes should be fork-tender, if not, cover and cook for another 5-10 minutes.
  • Once done, this is what you should have.
  • Add dry fenugreek leaves and garam masala. Stir.
  • Serve with roti.


Calories: 139kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 2gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 36mgPotassium: 135mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 400IUVitamin C: 59mgCalcium: 48mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Bell Peppers, Potatoes, Subzi
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