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4.7 from 13 votes

stuffed Shimla mirch

Easy to make , delicious bell pepper coins which makes an excellent appetizer or main course
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, main
Cuisine: North Indian
Author: Khushboo


  • 2 bell peppers/ capsicum / shimla mirch
  • 2 medium size boiled potatoes
  • 1/4 cup grated paneer
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder/ haldi
  • 1/2 teaspoon red mirch / red pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon mint powder optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon grounded fennel / sauf
  • 1/2 teaspoon rock salt
  • pinch of grounded black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon amchoor powder
  • salt to taste


  • grate the potatoes
  • Add everything to it and mix well . Taste test
  • Fill the peppers as mentioned in the pictorial instructions.
  • Fry it on medium low heat on a non stick skillet , both sides until golden brown.


Use desired spices .
Skip paneer if you dont have.
If potatoes feel too dry , add bread crumbs and sprinkle some water to bind.