Traditional Indian Recipes


Potato Capsicum Fry is a simple and tasty dish. Aloo Shimla Mirch is dry North Indian recipe cooked with Aloo (potato) and Shimla Mirch (capsicum). Aloo and Shimla Mirch make a great tasty combination which is relished by all.

Today I am posting Spicy Potato Capsicum fry which is easy and simple dish which can be served with rotis, bread and rice. The procedure for preparing Spicy Potato Fry is as follows:



Capsicum                                          4

Potatoes                                            4

Onions (chopped)                             1

Tomatoes (chopped)                        2

Coriander powder                            2 tsp

Red chili powder                               1 tsp

Ginger – garlic paste                        1 ½ tsp

Garam masala powder                     ½ tsp

Mustard seeds                                  1 tsp

Cumin                                                 1 tsp

Oil                                                        4 tsp

Salt to taste

Procedure for preparing Potato – Capsicum Fry:

  1. Wash and cut capsicum into small cubes.
  2. Peel, wash and cut potatoes into small cubes.
  3. In a kadhai heat oil and add mustard seeds and cumin. When mustard seeds splutter, add onions and fry for 2 – 3 minutes still the onions turn pinkish.
  4. Add ginger- garlic paste and fry for 2-3 minutes or till the raw smell disappears.
  5. Add coriander powder and fry for 1 minute, add red chili powder and fry for 1 minute.
  6. Add capsicum and potato pieces, stir well and close the lid and cook for 8 -10 minutes on low flame stirring occasionally.
  7. When the potatoes are half done add tomato pieces, stir well and cook for 5 minutes on low flame or till the potatoes and capsicum is cooked.
  8. Add garam masala powder and stir well and put off the flame.

Spicy Potato – Capsicum Fry is ready. Serve it with chapattis, naan and rice.


  • U can increase or decrease the spice level according to your preference.
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