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Besan Shimla mirch sabzi is a perfect tiffin or lunch box recipe. This is a good alternarive to your regular shimla mirch sabzi. This can be made in a jiffy and it requires minimum ingredients those are easily available in your kitchen. This is very easy and simple recipe. Let’s prepare besan shimla mirch.


  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 3 tsp Chickpea flour
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • Mustard seeds
  • Cumin seeds
  • Asafetida / Hing
  • Garlic
  • Curry leaves
  • Turmeric powder
  • Red chili powder
  • Green capsicum
  • Salt
  • Finely chopped Coriander leaves
Besan Shimla Mirch - Marathi Recipe


  • Heat up oil in a pan. Add besan and fry on medium heat until it turns light red for about 5-6 minutes.
  • Take it out into a bowl.
  • Heat up oil in the pan. Add mustard seeds and let them pop up.
  • Add cumin seeds and let them sizzle up.
  • Add asafoetida, finely chopped garlic and curry leaves.
  • Fry until garlic turns little red for a minute or so.
  • Add turmeric powder, and red chili powder. Mix well.
  • Add chopped shimla mirch and mix well. Add a little salt and mix well.
  • Cover and cook shimla mirch on medium heat until it turns soft for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Lift the lid and stir sabzi at the intervals so that it won’t stick to pan.
  • After 5-6 minutes, remove the lid, stir sabzi and add roasted besan and salt. Mix well.
  • Cover and cook again for about 5-6 minutes. Stir at the intervals.
  • Final step, add coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Besan shimla mirch is already.


  • Do not chop shimla mirch finely. Or it won’t get nice coating of besan.
  • When we add salt, shimla mirch releases moisture and gets cooked quickly.

Besan Shimla Mirch - Marathi Recipe

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