Mirchi ka salan 2 comments

Green chillies cooked in a spicy peanut and sesame gravy makes it taste outstanding. This dish is served as an accompaniment with the very famous Hyderabadi Biryani. It is easy to make so,try now!

Difficulty Level-Easy


Preparation Time-15-20 mins

Cooking Time-20 min


Green chillies-10-12 large

Roasted Peanuts-1/2 cup

Sesame seeds (til)-2 Tbsp

Cumin Seeds-1 Tsp

Oil-5 Tbsp

Turmeric Powder-1Tsp

Dried Red chilli-2

Red chilli powder(deggi mirch)-1/2 Tsp

Coriander seeds-1 Tbsp

Ginger chopped-1 inch

Garlic clove-7

Onion(chopped) -1 medium

Mustard seeds-1 Tsp

Curry Leaves-10

Tamarind Pulp-2-3 Tbsp(adjust sourness to your taste)

Salt-To Taste


Wash and slit green chillies lengthwise without cutting through. Heat 3 Tbsp oil in a kadai and stir fry the chilli for few minutes.
Dry roast sesame seeds, coriander seeds and cumin seeds.
Make paste of sesame seeds, peanuts, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, red chillies, ginger and garlic.
Heat two tablespoons of oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, let it splutter and add curry leaves
Now add onion and sauté until its light golden brown, stirring continuously. Add red chilli powder,turmeric powder and mix well.
Add masala paste and cook for four minutes, stirring continuously. You should be able to see oil leaving .Stir in one and half cups of water and bring it to a boil.
Reduce the heat and cook for ten minutes. Add tamarind pulp. Add fried green chillies and salt and cook on low heat for eight to ten minutes.
Tip:Serve with Biryani


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