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Tilli Phalli Shimla Mirch  Recipe

Capsicum cooked with sesame seeds and peanuts.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Preparation Time : 6-10 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Tilli Phalli Shimla Mirch

Main Ingredients

Green capsicum, Roasted peanuts





Level Of Cooking



  • Green capsicum
    2 medium
  • Roasted peanuts
    1/2 cup
  • Sesame seeds (black)
    2 1/2 tablespoons
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Mustard seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves
  • Onions, chopped
    2 medium
  • Ginger, chopped
    1 inch pie
  • Garlic, chopped
    1 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Tamarind pulp
    1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Cut the capsicums into pieces, discarding the seeds.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Sauté for 1 minute.Add onions and sauté till light brown.

Step 3

Crush roasted peanuts in a grinder. Add sesame seeds and grind coarsely. Add ginger, garlic and turmeric powder to the pan. Mix well. 

Step 4

Add coriander powder, red chilli powder and capsicum pieces. Toss to mix.

Step 5

Add a little water, salt and mix well. Add a little more water and cook till the capsicum is soft. Add ground powder and mix well. Add tamarind pulp and mix well. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Serve hot.

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