Tuesday, September 18, 2012

MIRCHI KA SALAN ( Hyderabadi)


Mirchi ka Salan is a traditional Hyderabadi Chilli Curry which is served as an accompaniment with biriyani. This goes well with jowar ki roti or even plain rice too.

Ingredients:
Big green chillies - 4-5
Turmeric powder ... 1/4 tsp.
Salt
Oil

For Dry Masala:

Sesame seeds ..... 1 tsp
poppy seeds ........ 1 tsp
Peanuts ............... 1 tbsp.
Kalonji ................ 1 tbsp.
Dry red chillies .. 1
Cloves ................. 2
Cardamoms ...... 2-3
Cumin seeds ..... 1 tsp
Cinnamon ........ 1 small piece
Saunf ............... 1/2 tsp
Dry dessicated coconut ... 1 tbsp
(Dry roast and grind the above ingredients, If you don't have dry coconut, you can add fresh coconut to the wet masala given below)

Wet Masala:

Onions ......... 1
Tomato ....... 1
Green chillies .. 1
Coriander leaves ... 1 tbsp
Garlic .................. 5-6 cloves
Ginger .................. small piece
Tamarind ......... size of a small lime
Yogurt ............. 1-2 tbsp
( Grind the above without adding any water)

For Tempering:
Mustard seeds ... 1 tsp
Asafoetida ........... a pinch
Curry leaves

Method:

1. Wash and cut the green chillies into big pieces.

2. Heat oil and fry the chillies for a minute until half done.

3. In a pan heat a little oil and add the tempering ingredients.

4. When they crackle, add the wet masala and saute it for 1-2 minutes on medium flame. Add salt and turmeric powder.

5. Now add the dry masala and the green chillies. Mix it and add about 1 cup water and simmer to cook. If you need more gravy add water accordingly.

6. This is a popular spicy dish from Hyderabad ( Andhra Pradesh ), usually served with Biriyani. It goes well with Jowar ki roti also.

38 comments:

  1. Spicy and delicious looking salan.. great for chapathis..

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  2. hi shobha, wow, i had to read your recipe 3 times before i fully understand your salan preparation...because it is so rich in spices

    there are the dry and wet ingredients, full of rich spice varieties whcih i certainly would want to try. i can eat these with briyani rice ya... great food
    from cooking varieties

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    1. Yes dear.. there are so many spices and ingredients in this preparation.Biriyani is your favourite and this curry goes as an accompaniment with it

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  3. Dear Shbha
    How are you?
    I love Mirchi ka salan , but never tried to make before. Very nice recipe. Now that I have the recipe , I will make it.
    Have a nice weekend.

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    1. Thanks Ushnish.. make and enjoy the salan.

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  4. Luks yum
    First tym here...Happy 2 follow u
    thesaji.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks for dropping by and being a follower..
      Will visit your space too and do the same

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  5. Delicious, spicy & a perfect accompaniment to pulaos too :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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    1. Yes Prathima.. goes well with anything.

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  6. Wowwwwwwww.. Looks so tempting and perfect.. thanks for sharing :)

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  7. Nice..looks delicious..perfect with Hyderabadi briyani!!

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  8. I have heard of this.. Love to try soon..

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    1. Do try it and let me have the feed back on it

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  9. Lovely looking salan, sure it would taste great..Thanks for sharing & sending it to my event..


    SIGNATURE RECIPES & A GIVEAWAY till july 31st 2011

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  10. hi shobha, wow again, i have visited you on this a few times before, i really love this recipe.
    never knew at that time, that this particular recipe will land in my blog as guest post from you! miraculous, my prayer answered.
    thanks again, have a wonderful holiday.
    i will publish twice, the first one will be briyani on saturday and the second will be on wednesday or so.. wan from cooking varieties

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    1. Thanks a lot Wan for taking so much interest and trying out my recipes.

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  11. Hi Shobha, love the Salan with Biryani. Thanks for sending it to my event. Can you pls link it properly to my event in your post as the link is not functional at the moment.

    FOODELICIOUS

    MARCH EVENT, ‘ONLY’- SOUTH INDIAN & GIVEAWAYS

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    1. Pari, thanks for letting me know ...I have linked it again.
      I am glad you like the salan.

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  12. hi ye mirchi..ufff ye mirchi..lolzzz I love this salan..only I can manage to finish in my family :-) tasty !!

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    1. Ha ha .. good one!
      Same here .. even in my family only I am a mirchi lover.

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  13. I have never tried Salan with Mirch before. Should have though

    This looks nice, thanks for linking to the event.

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    1. My pleasure..
      Do try this curry Nupur.. you will love it

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