Monday, November 21, 2011

Hyderabadi Mirchi ka Salan


  1. 8 to 10 jalapeno pepper medium size
  2. 1/2 cup peanuts
  3. 2 tablespoon sesame seeds
  4. 2 tablespoon grated coconut
  5. 1 large onion
  6. 1/4 cup oil
  7. 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  8. 1 teaspoon  ginger garlic paste
  9. 1 tablespoon cumin- coriander powder
  10. 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  11. 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  12. 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  13. 1 tablespoon tamarind pulp
  14. 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  15. Salt to taste 
  16. 3 cup water   
  1. Wash, wipe and slit green chilies lengthwise without cutting the chilies into two. (take out the seeds).
  2. In heavy bottomed skillet dry roast sesame seeds till they get light golden and set aside. In the same pan add the peanuts roast, set aside.
  3. Add in the grated coconut stir and switch off the flame. Set aside.
  4. In a non stick pan add 2 tbsp oil and add chopped onion cook until they get light brown.
  5. Allow to cool onion than add tamarind, turmeric, peanuts, coconut, sesame seeds, ginger garlic paste, salt and 1 cup water and blend to a smooth paste.
  6. In a wide skillet, heat about a tablespoon of oil. Bring the oil to smoking point. Add and sear jalapenos to sand color. Take care not to black or burn.
  7. In the same pan add the remaining oil and add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add in the prepared Salan (paste) and water and stir.
  8. Add  red chili powder, cumin-coriander powder and garam masala  and mix well..
  9. Add in the fried jalapeno mix well. Cover the pan and let it cook for 10 minutes on medium heat while stirring in between.
  10.  Serve hot with rice, parathas or biryani.


Jayasri Ravi said...

Delicious gravy, would love to have it with pulkas, lovely clicks

Deeksha said...

Looks very inviting. Tempting clicks as well.

Jay said...

sounds yumm n irresistable..thanks for sharing daksha..;)
Tasty Appetite

Hamaree Rasoi said...

tempting gravy to go with rice....looks good

Hamaree Rasoi

Sushma Mallya said...

Beautifully done gravy...looks so delicious!

Reva said...

Gravy looks so delicious... truly reflects the traditional feel..:)

Aarthi said...

This looks awesome...Yummy one..A must to try..

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Shema George said...

i absolutely love this dish...will surely try it
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Lilla said...

It's so charming for me to learn about recipes like this: the creation of a new flavor from a mix of spices... and it looks good :)

Shri said...

Love Mirchi Salan any time.

Shanthi said...

This looks extremely awesome and would love to have it.

Manu said...

Ohhhhhhh Daksha!!!!! This is one of my all time vegetarian dishes! Our favourite Indian restaurant makes it with peppers and eggplant together. It is so good! Yours looks amazing, I have buzzed it and bookmarked it as I absolutely want to try and make it! Thanks for sharing!

Nava.K said...

Lovely chutney I would call this and its sure new to me but you bet it will be perfect for us too with rice.

Nami | Just One Cookbook said...

Although I can't take too much spice, this has lots of good spices and must be very delicious. Thank you for sharing the recipe. I'd love to eat it with steamed rice. :-)

hemalata said...

Delicious n well presented recipe.

Peggy said...

This sounds delicious =)

Puja said...
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Daksha said...

Hey Puja.
Thanks for your words, it might happen that many people having similar post and that doesn't mean that its copy or follow.
this is traditional recipe, so most of post having same ingredients. if you want, i will provide you more links belong to this type of post in Internet .In my blog i have post of "aam ka panna" which you already have in your blog that doent mean that you follow or copy my blog.
Pls. stop doing advertisement of your blog such a way ,i will remove links which redirect to your blog.

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