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Aloo Shimla Zunka | Potato-Bell Pepper Stir fry (No Onion, No garlic) + Video Recipe

What is Aloo Shimla Zunka?

Zunka is a maharashtrian side dish made with gramflour and onions, as a quick side dish to Rotis / Chapatis / Bhakri. Aloo Shimla Zunka is a simple GF, Vegan and low Stir fry of Bell Peppers + potato with Gramflour. Served with flatbreads or rice. Today, we see a quick take on Zunka with Potatoes (Aloo) & Bell Peppers (Shimla Mirch aka called Shimla in local language).

5 reasons to make this Aloo Shimla Zunka again

  •  Gluten Free
  • Vegan
  • Satvik (No onion no garlic)
  • Quick (takes under 15 minutes)
  • Delicious to put together 

Ler’s see how to make this dish. It can be served with Rotis / Chapatis and also goes well with Varan Bhaath (Dal-Rice). My household help taught. me how to make this quick dish, and during the lockdown, we made this many times and this is now a family favourite. 

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The detailed method is as shown in the youtube video embedded below. Hope you would view the video and leave your valuable comments there too.

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Prep time – 10 mins, Cook time – 15 mins. Serves 3

Cuisine : Indian, Course: Side Dish

What you need to make Aloo Shimla Zunka

  • 100 grams Potato
  • 200 grams Bell Peppers
  • 3 TBSP Gramflour (Besan)
  • 2.5 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds (Methi dana)
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds (Jeera)

Spice / Masala powders (adjust to taste):

  • 1/2 tsp Dry mango powder (Aamchur)
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder (Dhaniya powder)
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder (Lal Mirchi powder)
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How to make Aloo Shimla Zunka:

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Aloo Shimla Zunka

Aloo Shimla Zunka is a simple GF, Vegan and low Stir fry of Bell Peppers + potato with Gramflour. Served with flatbreads or rice. Special dish of Maharashtrian Cuisine
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, Maharashtrian
Keyword Bell Pepper, Gluten Free, Gramflour, Side Dish, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3
Author Kalyani

Ingredients

  • 100 grams Potato
  • 200 grams Bell Peppers
  • 3 TBSP Gramflour Besan
  • 2.5 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric

For Tempering

  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds Methi dana
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds Jeera

Spice / Masala powders (adjust to taste):

  • 1/2 tsp Dry mango powder Aamchur
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder Dhaniya powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder Lal Mirchi powder

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10 Comments

  1. Shobha Keshwani

    5 stars
    I love zunka. It pairs well with rotis, puris and bhakris. Love the addition of aloo. I usually make with bell peppers / capsicums only.

  2. 5 stars
    This is a quick and flavourful recipe. The combination of potato and capsicum is always a great hit. Addition of gramflour is something I have not tried. Looking forward to trying out this recipe.

  3. Chef Mireille

    5 stars
    I usually add onion and garlic to all of my savory recipes, but with all of the spices, the onion/garlic was not even missed! So delicious!

  4. Mayuri Patel

    5 stars
    Such a flavorful and easy to make Aloo Shimla Zunka. Love how quickly this dish comes together and makes a satisfying meal with bhakri.

  5. 5 stars
    Delicious and easy Aloo Shimla zunka. Love the ease with which you can make this delicious veggie. Will love it with rice too.

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