City of Nawabs, Hyderabad has always been acknowledged for its royal heritage, monuments and ofcourse its cuisine. Think Hyderabad and the first few things that will come to mind are ever popular and scrumptious kebabs, pulaos, haleem, biryani and of course delicious salan recipes to accompany biryanis. If you notice firmly, most of the meals in Indian food culture are incomplete without accompaniments. While in north India, people like to accompany their biryanis with raita and mint chutney; on the other hand, south Indians like to accompany their biryanis with different kinds of salans- unique to each one's preference. Much agreeable, isn't it? From gosht ka salan and baingan ka salan to fish salan and mirchi ka salan, there are so many delicious salan recipes available in the culinary list of Hyderabadi cuisine.
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In this article, we are going to introduce you with one such salan recipe known as onion salan. Made with baby onions dipped in a spicy gravy, this salan recipe is perfect to pair up with your all-time favourite biryanis and the best part is you don't need long hours for the marination like non-vegetarian salan recipes. All you need to do is heat oil in a pan, add whole spices along with curry leaves and a host of other aromatic spices followed by baby onions and voila, it's done! Yes, it's that simple. So, without any further ado, let's learn how to make restaurant style pyaz ka salan at home with some simple steps. Read on.
Here's How You Can Make Onion Salan At Home | Pyaz Ka Salan Recipe
Start with dry roasting peanuts until the colour changes. Once done, add in sesame seeds and coconut. Roast for a few minutes. Then, pour this in a blender and make it into a fine powdery paste.
Then, in the same oil, add in all the whole spices, curry leaves and saute for about a minute or two. Once done, add in the peeled baby onions and cook for some time or until the onions turn translucent. Now, add in all spice powders and mix everything so well.
The last step is to add in the ground masala followed by water, tamarind, salt and jaggery or sugar. Bring this to a boil, cover and simmer for about 15- 20 mins or till the oil separates.
Serve with biryani and your wholesome meal is ready to relish! Click here for the detailed recipe for onion ka salan. Try this salan recipe at home and let us know how it turned out in the comment section below.
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