Stuffed Capsicum | Bharwa Shimla Mirch | Stuffed Bell Peppers


Bharwa Shimla mirch is a very tasty and delicious vegetarian recipe served as a side dish in any Indian Thali.In this recipe small green capcicum is stuffed with Boiled Potato mixture.


Usually in most of the Indian houses , chopped stirfry of capsicum and Potatoes are made, but this is the new way of making any dish with the same ingredients that is Green Capsicum and Potatoes.

The tangy Potatoes and Green peas mixture stuffed inside the capsicum make it more appealing and delicious. This Bharwa Shimla mirch served with Paratha or Roti inan Indian Thali.

North Indian
Lunch and Dinner
Kadai (Wok) / Heavy Bottomed Pan
Prep. Time
15 mins
Cooking Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
2 Servings
  • 2 small size Green Shimla mirch
  • 3 boiled Potatoes
  • 3 fine chopped green chilies
  • ¼ tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • ¾ cup Green Peas
  • Half Lemon
  • salt to taste
  • ¼ tbsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ tbsp Red Chilli Powder
  • ¼ tbsp Coriander Powder
  • Oil for Cooking
Recipe Steps
  1. Remove the cap of Capsicum and dress it and keep it aside on a plate.
  2. Grate the boiled Potatoes and keep them aside on a plate.
  3. Heat the Kadhai and add 2 tbsp oil in it. Add Jeera,chopped green chillies and green peas and cook for 2-3 minutes on low flame.
  4. Now add Turmeric Powder,Red chili Powder,Coriander Powder,salt in kadhai.Mix Well.
  5. Now add grated Boiled Potatoes and lemon juice in kadhai and mix well and bhuno(cook) this mixture for 5-6 minutes on low flame. Now Stuffing is ready. Cool this mixture at room temperature.
  6. Stuffed these capsicums with this potato mixture and keep them aside .
  7. Heat 2 tbsp oil in kadhai and shallow fry these stuffed capsicum from each side of the capsicum.
  8. Serve these Stuffed capsicum with Paratha or Roti.

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