Bhopli mirchi chi peeth perun bhaji | Capsicum with Besan (Chickpeas flour) Stir Fry

peeth perun shimla mirch recipe step by step

Serves – 3-4



bhopli mirchi or simla mirch or capsicum

  • Capsicum – 5-6 (medium sized)
  • Besan (gram flour) – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1
  • Cloves of garlic – 5-6
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Kanda Lasun chutney – 3 tsp
  • Lemon juice – 2 tsp
  • Oil – 1 and 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

How to make Bhopli mirchi chi bhaji?

capsicum stir fry

  • Cut capsicum into half and remove seeds. Wash them thoroughly under cold running water to remove leftover seeds if any.
simla mirch ki sabji
  • Cut into small cubes and keep aside.
capsicum with besan sabzi
  • Chop the onion into fine pieces and also mince the garlic.
bhopli mirchi chi bhaji
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard and cumin seeds. Allow them to crackle nicely.
bhopli mirchi chi peeth perun bhaji
  • Add onion and sauté till translucent.Add minced garlic and sauté till raw smell from it goes away.
capsicum with besan recipe in marathi
  • Then add capsicum, turmeric powder and salt to taste. Mix and cook covered for 2-3 minutes.
capsicum with chickpeas flour recipe marathi
  • Add kanda lasun masala and again cook for couple of minutes until capsicum is ¾ done.
peeth perun bhopli mirchi chi bhaji
  • Sift the besan little by little directly into a pan and keep mixing continuously.Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes on low heat. Keep stirring in between.
maharashtrian capsicum dry sabzi with besan
  • Add lemon juice and mix.
capsicum with gram flour or peeth perun bhopli mirchi recipe
  • Switch off the heat and serve hot with ‘phulka’ or ‘chapati’.

shimla mirch ki sabzi with besan


  • Shobana Rao

    Hi, Poonam, just to say that I love your blog. I tried this recipe and it was very good. I have shared your link in my blog. A small error has crept in. Not mentioned to add garlic in the method while it is there in the ingredients and the pictures.Thank you,.

    • PoonamB

      Hi Shobana, I just corrected error in post. I am so happy you tried this recipe and it turned out good. Thank you for sharing it on your blog. :)