Mirchi Ka Salan
Recipe Servings: 6
Green chillies are the center piece of this spicy dish, bursting with flavors. Usually served with biryanis. It can be served with rice or rotis. Mirchi ka salan is a traditional Hyderabadi dish.
- 8-10 green chillies - de-seeded
- 1/2 tsp sesame seeds
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 cup coconut - desiccated
1 onion - sliced
4 tsp tamarind water
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 cup curd
2 tsp oil
Salt to taste
Fresh coriander - for garnishing
- Dry roast the sesame seeds, peanuts, coriander seeds and cumin seeds. Keep aside.
Saute the onion in 1 tea spoon of oil until transparent. Grind the sesame seeds, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, sauteed onions and coconut together making it a paste.
Saute the green chillies in 1 tsp of oil and keep aside. In the same pan, saute the ground masala along with ginger-garlic paste, tamarind water and curd.
Add a tea spoon of salt and some water. Finally, add the green chillies and let the mixture come to a boil.
Garnish with fresh coriander and serve.
Key Ingredients: green chillies
, sesame seeds
, cumin seeds
, coriander seeds
, desiccated coconut
, vegetable oil
, coriander leaves