Long green chillies-10(slit)
Salt to taste
For the salan paste:
Ginger garlic paste-1tbsp
Desiccated coconut-1tsp (optional)
Cilantro chopped 2tbsp
Deep fry long chilies in hot oil (I shallow fried) remove & keep aside.
Fry onions & green chilies in oil & grind to a paste along with ginger garlic paste.
Grind roasted peanuts, roasted sesame seeds & desiccated coconut to a paste.
Heat oil in a pan (can use same oil used to fry chilies) add mustard seed & curry leaf, once they splutter add ground onion paste, turmeric powder & sauté for 2mts.Then add ground peanut paste & salt fry well, ensure that the mixture does not stick to the pan.
Fry the salan paste for 15mts on medium heat. Now add the tamarind juice & water.
Cook for 5mts.Then add the fried chillies to the hot gravy cover & cook for another 5mts.Garnish with cilantro.Goes well with rice or roti.