Indian Cooking Recipe : Aloo Aur Simla Ki Mirch
900g potatoes, finely chopped
350g seeded green peppers
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
225g tomatoes, finely chopped
½ cup fresh coriander, finely chopped
salt to taste
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
Put the chopped potatoes and green peppers and simmer over low heat in a covered
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.