indian recipes

Aloo Aur Simla Ki Mirch

Authentic Indian Recipe:

Aloo Aur Simla Ki Mirch

(Sauteed Potatoes and Peppers)

Ingredients :
900 grams potatoes, finely chopped  (2 pounds)
350 grams seeded green peppers      (3/4 pound)
7 tbsp cooking oil
2 small onions, finely chopped
½ tsp fenugreek seeds
1 tsp white cumin seeds
1 tsp crushed garlic
1 tsp haldi
1 tsp red chilli powder
225 grams tomatoes, finely chopped    (1/2 pound)
½ cup fresh coriander, finely chopped
salt to taste

Directions :
Heat the oil in a saucepan and brown the onions.
When they are golden put the fenugreek and cumin seeds and stir until they turn a shade or two darker.
Put the garlic, haldi, red chilli powder and salt and stir together for a few minutes.
Put the chopped potatoes and green peppers and simmer over low heat in a covered pan.
After 5 minutes, put the tomatoes, replace the lid and cook until both the potatoes and peppers become tender.
Stir in the fresh coriander before removing from the heat to serve. Enjoy!