Besan Shimla Mirch Recipe

Besan Shimla Mirch is a delicious and flavorful Indian dish made with bell peppers and gram flour. The bell peppers are stuffed with a spiced gram flour mixture and then cooked until tender. This dish is packed with the goodness of vegetables and the nutty flavor of gram flour. It can be served as a side dish or as a main course with roti or rice.

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Besan Shimla Mirch

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Ingredients for Besan Shimla Mirch Recipe

  • 1 Bell Peppers
  • 1/4 cup Gram Flour
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • As required Water As Required
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as needed Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Besan Shimla Mirch Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and deseed the bell peppers. Cut them into halves.
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, mix gram flour, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, salt, and water to make a thick paste.
  • STEP 3.Stuff the bell peppers with the gram flour mixture.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add stuffed bell peppers.
  • STEP 5.Cover and cook on low heat until the bell peppers are tender.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with roti or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add grated cheese on top of the stuffed bell peppers for an extra cheesy flavor.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your taste by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • Make sure to cook the bell peppers on low heat to ensure they are cooked evenly and become tender.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Besan Shimla Mirch can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the dish in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
  • Serve Besan Shimla Mirch as a side dish with roti, paratha, or rice.
calories per serving
3 g Fat< 1 g Protein< 1 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp