Mirchi Ka Salan | How to make Mirchi Ka Salan

By Manini Badlani  |  7th Oct 2015  |  
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About Mirchi Ka Salan Recipe

This is a mix of few different salan recipes which I tweaked.

Mirchi Ka Salan is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Mirchi Ka Salan in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Mirchi Ka Salan by Manini Badlani has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Mirchi Ka Salan at home without any difficulty. Mirchi Ka Salan is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Mirchi Ka Salan would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Mirchi Ka Salan this weekend. Share your Mirchi Ka Salan cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Manini Badlani for inputs. In case you have any queries for Mirchi Ka Salan you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Manini Badlani. You can also rate the Mirchi Ka Salan and give feedback.

Mirchi Ka Salan

Ingredients to make Mirchi Ka Salan

  • Large green chillies or jalapenos - 6 to 8
  • oil - 3 tbsp
  • tamarind Paste - 1 1/2 tablespoons
  • water - 1/2 cup
  • kalonji (Nigella Seeds) - 1/2 teaspoon
  • mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • cumin Seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • curry leaves - handful
  • For the ground paste:
  • onion - 1 (sliced)
  • Desiccated coconut - 1/4 cup
  • Roasted peanuts - 1/4 cup
  • sesame seeds - 2 tablespoons
  • ginger Garlic Paste - 2 teaspoons
  • red chilli Powder - 2 teaspoons (this is a spicy dish)
  • Grated jaggery - 1 to 2 teaspoons
  • salt to taste

How to make Mirchi Ka Salan

  1. Wash and dry chillies carefully. Make a small cut with a knife and then shallow fry in 1 tablespoon of oil till they soften. Remove and keep aside.
  2. In the same pan add 1 more tablespoon of oil and lightly brown sliced onions. Add peanuts, sesame and dessicated coconut. Roast until fragrant.
  3. Cool and grind into a powder. Add ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt to taste.
  4. Heat remaining oil and add mustard seeds, nigella seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. On crackling, add ground masala paste and saute for 4 minutes
  5. Mix the tamarind pulp and 1/2 cup water. Add it to the fried masala paste. Let it simmer. Add the fried chillies and cook.
  6. Add about 1 cup water to thin the curry, grated jaggery and let it simmer till it reaches your desired thickness.
  7. Serve hot with Biryani.

Reviews for Mirchi Ka Salan (3)

Seema Agarwal3 years ago


Sheeni Singh3 years ago

Delicious spiciness, would like to cook this!

Sujata Limbu3 years ago

Wow! will definitely give this a try...it would taste awesome with Biryani :D