sanjay thumma Vahchef with Indian food videos inspires home cooks with new recipes every day.

Shimla Mirch Ka Salan


Dal Sultani

A very rich and nice dal preparation Sultani dal, Mughlai influenced simple tadka dal wit...


Samba Rice And Vendakai Thyir Pachadi

Vendakai pachadi is prepared by frying the lady's finger till crisp. Served as a side dis...

Cucumber Mutton Curry

Cucumber Mutton Curry

Mutton combines with sweet cucumbers for an enthralling experience and goes nicely with r...

Boondi Raita with Mustard

Boondi Raita With Mustard

Boondi Raita with Mustard is one of the quickest side dish that can be prepared in no tim...

Mushrooms Chickpea Curry - Dhingri Chole

Mushrooms Chickpea Curry - Dhingri Chole

Mushroom Chole curry or Dhingri Chole masala is a classic Indian style dish consisting of...

Mirchi Ka Salan

Mirchi Ka Salan

Mirchi ka salan, or curried chili peppers, is a popular dish made with a variety of long,...

Shimla Mirch Ka Salan Recipe, Simla Mirch Sabji, How To Make Shimla Mirch Ka Salan Recipe

Shimla Mirch Ka Salan is the best curry that goes well with any biryani. It taste awesome with rotis too.

Mirchi Ka Salan, a popular Hyderabadi curry recipe served as a side dish with Hyderabadi Briyani.

About Recipe

Capsicum koora, Kudamilagai Kuzhambu, Shimla Mirch torkari

How to make Shimla Mirch Ka Salan

(67 ratings)
50 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
40 mins
Total time
50 mins
Shimla Mirch Ka Salan
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Capsicum
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : December 08, 2018

Ingredients used in Shimla Mirch Ka Salan
• Green chillies ( chopped) - 2 number.
• Turmeric powder - pinch.
• Chili powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Coriander powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Cumin powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Curry leaves - 2 springs.
• Ginger garlic paste - 1 tablespoon.
• Red chillies - 2 number.
• Kalonji (optional) - 1/8 tea spoon.
• Methi seeds - 1/8 tea spoon.
• Mustard seeds - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Salt - to taste.
• Oil - 1 tablespoon.
• Coconut powder - 1 tablespoon.
• Sesame seeds - 1 tablespoon.
• Peanuts - 1 tablespoon.
• Coriander leaves ( chopped) - 1/2 bunch.
• Mint leaves ( chopped) - 1/2 bunch.
• Yogurt - 2 tablespoons.
• Shimla mirchi (red, green, yellow) / capsicum - 250 grams.
  • Dry roast peanuts on slow flame then add sesame seeds, when they turn slight brown.
  • Add desiccated coconut powder, saute it for a minute and transfer to a blender. Grind this to fine paste and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when mustard seeds splutter add cumin seeds, red chillies, methi seeds, kalonji (optional), sliced onions, salt, curry leaves and cook it till onions are golden in color.
  • Now, add ginger garlic paste, cook this till raw flavor is gone then add turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, green chillies, peanut and sesame seed paste along with 1 & cup of water, mix it like a thin paste, cook this in a slow flame for 30 minutes.
  • In the same pan, add chopped coriander, mint leaves, beaten yogurt, mix it and cook this for 3 minutes.
  • At last, add shimla mirchi pieces and cook this for few minutes till shimla mirchi is tender, then switch off the flame and serve this with chapathi.

Cooking with images Dhobli Mirchi Rassa , Capsicum rasdar, Donne menasinakaayi saaru


Comments & Reviews


You need to login to post a comment. Click here to login.

Recent comments

profile image

popeye304 Posted on Wed Apr 26 2017

Hi Chef! I ran across your website, I think through Pinterest. My wife and I love Indian foods but only at restaurants but your website / YouTube videos gave us the confidence to try cooking our own. Success! We cooked Malai Kofta and the Veg Pulao.

Reply 0 - Replies
profile image

Radiohouse Posted on Sat Jul 13 2013


Reply 0 - Replies
profile image

Neththra'sVision Posted on Sat Jul 13 2013

Nice rose Flower.

Reply 0 - Replies
profile image

Xerith Posted on Sat Jul 13 2013

I love your accent, it makes my day

Reply 0 - Replies
profile image

bedbugdude1 Posted on Sat Jul 13 2013

Just got back from the Indian grocery store = Bill $47.56 lol, gonna have an INDIAN FEAST! Thank you so much for opening my eyes to delicious Indian food.

Reply 0 - Replies
profile image

Tabor 7 Posted on Sat Jul 13 2013

Always great to see your videos, chef!

Reply 0 - Replies
profile image

Samia Hasan Posted on Sat Jul 13 2013

Wow wow wow its really a wow Recepie.

Reply 0 - Replies
profile image

shijin cg Posted on Sat Jul 13 2013

forgot salt

Reply 0 - Replies
profile image

kodimalar Posted on Sat Jul 13 2013

wow wow wow

Reply 0 - Replies
profile image

SubSalac Posted on Sat Jul 13 2013

Chef, don't you think that curry leaves sometimes have a similar aroma to green bell pepper?

Reply 0 - Replies
profile image

SubSalac Posted on Sun Jul 14 2013

I spent over 500 already. I blame vahchef. I'm like one of 12 white guys in new york city who has a full stock of urad dal, hing, dried fenugreek leaves, and a billion different masala powders and other specialty ingredients.

Reply 0 - Replies
profile image

bedbugdude1 Posted on Sun Jul 14 2013

lol. Yeah all together I've prolly spent $70-$80 dollars in spices and just bough Hing for the 1st time yesterday. Tasted weird and it said for export ONLY to the US. I dunno, I just had to pick it up out of curiosity. Vahcheff is the man though,

Reply 0 - Replies


Be the first to know about Our Recipes and Foods: Subscribe to Newsletter