Rajasthani besan ki shimla-mirch

Rajasthani besan ki shimla-mirch


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About this recipe: Everytime i make this dish, people want to know it's recipe. Here it is, folks!

pragatim Washington, United States

Serves: 2 

  • 1/2 cup besan
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon sauf
  • 1/4 teaspoon ajwain
  • 2 medium-sized capsicum (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon amchoor powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • salt to taste

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Dry roast the besan in a non-stick pan until it turns pink.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add sauf and ajwain to it. Add capsicum with all the dry masalas and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the roasted besan, cover and and cook on medium heat for 5 more minutes. Serve hot and enjoy with chapatti or paratha.

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Reviews (3)


i had a very bad experience trying it out!! d veg dint get soften...n it all turned out to b suitable just for dustbin! well pls guide me whr i went wrong... wen i put besan after 5 minutes of continuous stirring ,it soaked up all little water dat d veg had left and it all got very messy.but still i covered it,put on sim n let it b for 5 minutes...wen i opened d lid after 5 minutes,d veg were still hard ...i put sm water... still of no sue..at d end,veg softened but d whole dish became a disaster!! - 27 Apr 2012


i made this dish couple of times and everybody loved it. its very testy, thankyou. - 25 Apr 2012


It came out amazing thanks alot....was a quick one n tasty too....many thanks gal xo - 19 Feb 2016

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