Shimla Mirch Qeema

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  • Oil ½ Cup
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 3 large
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 2 tbs
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 tbs
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) chopped 3 medium
  • Beef qeema (Beef mince) 1 kg
  • Pani (Water) 1 Cup or as required
  • Podina (Mint leaves) 4 tbs
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) 4 tbs
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) 4
  • Garam masala powder (Whole spice powder) 2 tsp
  • Shimla mirch (Capsicum) 3 large
  • Pani (Water) ½ Cup


In pot,add oil,onion and fry until translucent,take out little amount of the fried onion and set aside.

Fry remaining onion until golden brown,add ginger garlic paste and mix.

Add red chili powder,cumin powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,salt,tomatoes,mix well and cook until tomatoes are soft.

Add beef mince,mix well and cook on medium high flame until water is reduced (10-15 minutes).

Add water and mix well,cover & cook on low flame for 10-15 minutes.

Add remaining fried onion,mint leaves,fresh coriander,green chilies,whole spice powder and mix well.

Cut the top of the each capsicum,remove seeds and white part.

In pot,add half cooked mince,spread it & set aside.

Stuffed hollow capsicum with remaining mince and set aside.

-On stove,place the pot and heat cooked mince,add water and mix well.

-Place stuffed capsicum,cover and cook for 10-15 minutes on low flame.

-Shimla mirch qeema is ready.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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