Mirchi Ka Salan | Hyderabadi Mirchi Ka Salan | Biryani Salan

Main Course | vegetarian

  • Prep Time 5 Mins
  • Cook Time 20 Mins
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

  • For Masala Paste
  • 1/4 cup Groundnuts
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Poppy Seeds ()
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Dry Coconut Powder
  • For preparing Curry
  • 1/4 cup Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 4 Dry Chillies
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • 1 tbsp Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric
  • 7 - 8 Slit Big Chilli
  • 1/4 cup Tamarind Pulp (extracted from 50 grams of Tamarind)
  • 2 Sprigs Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Jaggery (optional)

Instructions

  1. Fry all the ingredients used for Masala Paste one after the other on a low flame, frying Coconut Powder at last.
  2. Grind the roasted mixture into a fine, smooth paste.
  3. Prepare the seasoning by heating some oil in a pan. Fry Mustard, Red Chillies, Cumin Seeds, Fenugreek, Ginger Garlic Paste, and the Masala Paste.
  4. Add Salt, Garam Masala, and Turmeric to the seasoning. Now add slit big Green Chillis to this mixture and fry for 3 minutes.
  5. Then add Tamarind Pulp, cook it on a medium flame till the oil separates from the Gravy.
  6. Once the oil floats to the top, add Curry leaves and Jaggery. Cook it for 10 minutes and serve hot.