Rajasthani besan ki shimla-mirch

    20 mins

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


    Washington, United States
    52 people made this

    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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    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