Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Mirchi Ka Salan

Ingredients:

*Large Banana peppers - 6 no.

wash the peppers, clean and dry with paper towel. Cut each length ways with out cutting chilli in to two.

Roast:

*Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp
*Cumin seeds - 1 and 1/2 tsp
*Sesame seeds - 2 and 1/2 tbsp

roast them altogether with out oil and keep aside in a coffee jar.

*Red Chillies - 2 no.

add redchillies to above.

*Peanuts - 1/2 cup

roast peanuts and add it above and cool, grind roasted ingredients into powder.

*Onion - 1 m (chopped finely)

*Ginger and Garlic paste - 1 tsp

*Turmeric - 3/4 tsp
*Chilli powder - 1 tsp

*Water - 1 cup

*Salt to taste
*Tamarind paste - 2 tbsp (mix with half cup water)

*Oil - 3 tbsp + 3 tbsp

Seasoning:

*Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
*Nigella seeds (onion seeds or kalonji) - 2 pinch
*Curry Leaves - a few


Proceed:

1) In a flat non-stick pan add 3tbsp oil keep it on medium heat. when it is hot lay out the chillies flat and covered and cook for 10mins or so and reduce the heat and turn the chillies to the other side and increase the heat to medium and cover and cook again until roasted on all sides. do not over cook the chillies. keep aside.

2) In the same pan add 3 tbsp oil, do seasoning. Add onions and fry until golden brown. add ginger and garlic paste and fry well. add turmeric, chillipowder and fry well.add roasted powders and fry well.

3) Add 1cup water and reduce the heat to low and cover and cook for 10mins.

4) Add tamarind water, salt to taste mix well and add point 1 and cook cover for 10 mins until oil floats on top. Switch off.

Serve with Fried rice or Hyderabadi Chicken Biriyani

© 2006 by Rajani Rayudu

10 comments:

Lakshmi said...

wow, so delicious Rajani, i luv this curry.
Rajani miru chala baga chestaru.

Lakshmik said...

Hi Rajani

I posted a recipe for Mirchi ka Salan sometime ago on my blog. Yours seems to be an easy to make recipe too. Will surely try it.

Krithika said...

looks delicious !

KrishnaArjuna said...

Mirchi ki salan looks delicious Rajani! Beautiful picure!

Rajani said...

hi lakshmi
Thank u for writing comments daily
to keep my spirits up. Meeru try cheyandi taste koda bavuntadi.

Hi Lakshmik
I seen your recipe thanx for mentioning and see what I created with it. Thank u once again.

Hi Krithika
Thank u and welcome to my blog.

Hi Krishnaarjuna
Thank u. Do try and let me know.

cheers
rajani

ANKUSH said...

Hi Rajani,

I tried your Mirchi Ka Salan recipe today....It came out v.well. Thanks for posting it.

Rajani said...

Hi Ankush,
You are welcome. I am glad it turned out well for u.

cheers
rajani

jithendra said...

hi rajani
u did'nt mention the amount of coriander seeds needed for the mirchi ka salan recipe.i would love to make it for a potluck on christmas day.can u reply immediately.

shravani.

Rajani Rayudu said...

Hi Jithendra,

Thanks a lot for pointing it out, I really don't know how it's gone, any way thanks. It's 1 tbsp coriander seeds and corrected it too.

Best of luck!

cheers
rajani

Neelima said...

Thank you so much for the recipes. Last weekend party ki mee chicken curry, mirchi ka salan and guthi vanakaya chesaanu... so delicious...I also tried fish pulusu... awesome vachindi...no words to express my gratitude for maintaining such a wonderful blogspot. mee anni recipees try cheyyali ani decide ayipooyanu:)