Mirchi ka Salan

Mirchi ka Salan

Popular Hyderabadi dish made from long green chillies which is traditionally served with biryani.

Ingredients

  • 6 Chillies (bajji milagai), slit length wise
  • 3 tablespoons Peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons Grated Coconut
  • 1 Onion
  • 4 Garlic, cloves
  • 1 Ginger, an inch piece
  • 2 Red Chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon White sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seed powder
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Jaggery
  • 1/2 cup Tamarind juice made from pulp.
  • Curry leaves few

Instructions

  1. Shallow fry chillies and keep aside.
  2. Dry roast peanuts, sesame seeds, coconut separately and grind along with little water to make salan paste.
  3. Heat oil. Splutter mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves, red chillies, onion, garlic and ginger. Saute for few minutes.
  4. Add salan paste, masala spices and cook over low flame. Adjust consistency with water..
  5. Add tamarind juice, jaggery, fried chillies and cook until gravy thickens.
  6. Serve Mirchi ka Salan with biryani and roti.

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