Monday, April 21, 2014

Shimla Mirch ka salna/ Capsicum in chillies

 My mama's version of shimla mirch ka salna.


Ingredients
 Capsicum   : 6  Medium size
 Green chillies   : 7-8
Wash capsicum and grren chillies, cut into elongated strips.

Dry coconut      : 1/4 cup (Grated )
Cumin seeds     : 11/2tsp
Sesame seeds    : 2 tsp
Fenugreek         : 1/4 tsp   
Asafietida          : 1/4 tsp
Jaggery             :  2tsp (Can add another tsp depends on taste).
Tamrind            :  a small ball size.


  • Fry sesame seeds, fenugreek,cumin seeds, asafoetida, and dry coconut in a tbsp of coconut oil. Fry one item at a time. Fry til the items turns its colour to lightbrown. 
  • Now grind the  fried items together with jaggery and tamarind into smooth paste.
  • Heat 2 tbsp of coconut oil,  add shimla mirch and green chillies. Fry for an minute, now add grounded masala. Add 1/2 cup of water cook till chillies turn soft. Adjust for salt. 
Shimla mich ka salna serve with roti