Baingan Shimla Mirch aur Tamatar ki Sabzi

An excellent vegetable mix that goes wonderfully well with paranthe or rotis. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Baingan Shimla Mirch aur Tamatar ki Sabzi

Main Ingredients Brinjals, Green capsicums
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Baingan Shimla Mirch aur Tamatar ki Sabzi

  • 8 medium Brinjals cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 2 medium Green capsicums cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 5 medium Tomatoes puréed
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger-green chilli paste
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add carom seeds. When they begin to change colour, add ginger-green chilli paste and sauté for 30 seconds.
  2. Add pureed tomatoes and sauté till oil separates.
  3. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, sugar and salt. Sauté for 1 minute.
  4. Add brinjals, capsicums and sauté for four to 4-5 minutes.
  5. Add 1 cup of water. Cover and cook on low heat for 8-10 minutes or till the vegetables are cooked.
  6. Serve hot garnished with the coriander leaves.