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Mirch ka salan

Archana Bhargava
45 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Mirch ka salan RECIPE

It is a traditional dish of Andhra Pradesh, specially Hyderabad, usually served with Hyderabadi biryani

Recipe Tags

  • Easy
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Blending
  • Sauteeing
  • Accompaniment

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 250 gms of big size greenchillies
  2. Slit and deseeded
  3. FOR THE masala
  4. 1 big onion , grind into paste
  5. 1 tbsp ginger paste
  6. 1 TBSP garlic PASTE
  7. 1 tsp greenchillies paste
  8. 2 big tomatoes, grind into paste
  9. 2 tbsp tamarind pulp
  10. 2 tbsp roasted peanuts and white sesame
  11. seeds powder
  12. 1 tbsp fresh grated coconut
  13. 1 tbsp red chilly paste (soak red chillies in warm water for 1/2 hour and deseed and grind)
  14. 1 tsp red chilly powder
  15. 2 tsp dhania powder
  16. 1/4 tsp haldi
  17. 1 tsp Rai
  18. 1 tsp safed urad dal
  19. 1 tsp jeera
  20. 1/2 tsp methidana
  21. Pinch of heeng
  22. few curry leaves
  23. salt to taste
  24. 2 tbsp oil for gravy
  25. 1 tbsp oil for roasting greenchillies
  26. water


  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and roast greenchillies for 5 minutes on low heat , stirring at regular intervals.
  2. When done take them in a bowl and keep them aside. In the same pan put the remaining oil and heat it.
  3. Then put rai, urad dal, jeera and methidana, let them splutter, then put curry leaves, then add ginger, garlic and greenchillies paste.
  4. Saute for a minute, then add onion paste, cook on low heat until becomes brown
  5. Then add red chilly powder, haldi and dhania powder, saute.
  6. Add tomato paste , cook till the oil comes out. Now add peanut and sesame seeds powder, and mix nicely.
  7. Add fresh grated coconut and mix well
  8. Add some water to adjust the consistency. Now add tamarind paste and red chilly paste.
  9. Mix well, now add roasted green chillies, and salt, mix nicely. Let the boil comes, then cook on low heat for 8-10 minutes
  10. It is ready to serve If you don't like whole greenchillies then you can cut into pieces and use them.

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