Hyderabadi Mirchi Ka Salan is a spicy curry made out of green chillies that is usually served as an accompaniment to biriyani. The spicy, tangy curry can be relished with rotis as well. Below is a detailed step-by-step guide to making the famous dish
10-15 Green Chillies
2 tbsp Coriander Powder (dhaniya)
1 tbsp Cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tbsp Sesame seeds (teel)
3/4 cup Peanuts
1/4 cup Tamarind (imli)
1 tbsp Turmeric (haldi)
1/4 tbsp Red Chilli Powder (laal mirch)
1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
1/2 tbsp Mustard seeds
1/2 cup Curry leaves
1 sliced Tomato
Salt to taste
1/2 cup Vegetable oil
1/2 cup Coriander freshly chopped
i. Dry roast peanuts, sesame seeds, coriander powder and cumin seeds on a slow flame.
ii. Put the ingredients in the blender.
iii. Add chopped ginger and garlic.
iv. Make a nice fine paste.
v. Add ½ cup vegetable oil in hot pan
vi. Add mustard seeds
vii. Add sliced chillies (seeds removed), then add curry leaves
viii. Half fry for 5 minutes on a high flame
ix. Remove the chillies
x. Use the same pan to make the curry
xi. Add red mirchi powder, turmeric and salt
xii. Pour the mixture and mix well
xiii. Cook for about 10 minutes on a slow flame
xiv. Add curry leaves and 2 sliced tomatoes
xv. Cook till the oil separates from the mixture
xvi. Add tamarind pulp (cook for 2 minutes)
xviii. Add the fried chillies and mix well
xix. Simmer for 5 minutes
Your Hyderabadi mirchi ka salan is ready!