Shimla Nu Shaak


This delicious Gujarati specialty is perfect for vegetarians as it is prepared with capsicum, tomatoes, paneer, and a variety of subtle spices and flavors. Though originated in Gujarat, this dish is popular across Pakistan and India and is loved for its delicious and unique taste. Shimla nu Shaak can be served with rice or naan, and is perfect for lunch and dinner.

  • Medium
  • 3 person(s)
  • 25 Min


    • Oil2 – 3 tablespoon
    • Cumin Seeds1 teaspoon
    • Curry Leaves3 – 4
    • Tomatoes2 – 3, diced
    • Red Chilli Powder1 teaspoon
    • Coriander Powder1 teaspoon
    • Turmeric Powder½ teaspoon
    • Green Chillies1 – 2, chopped
    • SaltTo taste
    • Garam Masala1 tablespoon
    • Cashews7 – 8
    • Cottage Cheese150 grams, cubed
    • Capsicum2 – 3, chopped
    • CorianderFor garnish


  • Heat oil in a large pot, add cumin seeds, curry leaves, chopped tomatoes and mix well for five minutes.
  • Next add red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, green chili and mix well.
  • On a low flame, add garam masala, cashews, cottage cheese, and chopped capsicum and mix it well.
  • Cover the lid and let it simmer for 8-10 minutes.
  • Add coriander leaves for garnish and serve.
  • Enjoy! Please give us your feedback in the comments below.
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