Oct 16, 2006

Mirchi Ka Salan


Long green chillies-10(slit)
Tamarind pulp-2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
Curry leaves-1spring
Salt to taste
Lemon juice-2tbsp
For the salan paste:
Ginger garlic paste-1tbsp
Green chillis-2nos
Roasted peanuts-2tbsp
Sesame seeds-2tsp
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.


FH said...

Yummy looking salan!! Thanks!!

Anonymous said...

looks yummy and tasty, sure to try

mitr_bayarea said...

Hi Radhika,

sure looks different and spicy. I ma a first time visitor to ur blog,I live in Sunnyvale too.

KK said...

Hello Radhika,

What kind of Mirchi's did you use?
The local grocery store here only sells regular mirchi's (thin-pachi mirchi).


kavitha said...

hi ,

please can you post the other recieps wchich used to do with tamarind and with masala like (guttonkaya curry ).my mother used to do that curry i love that curry.

Radhika said...

Sure Kavitha post the guthuvankaya kura very soon.Thanks