Mirchi Ka Salan

Mirchi Ka Salan

Serving Size:5

1/2lb Banana Chillies-slit on one side and seeds removed
1 medium onion chopped
1tsp chillie powder
1tsp corinader powder
1/4tsp turmeric powder
1/4tsp mustard seeds
1/4tsp cumin seeds
few springs of curry leaves
1tbsp brown sugar

For the Salan Paste: Roast each ingredient with 1/4tsp oil and grind to fine paste with 1tbsp ginger-garlic paste and 1/4 cup tamarind juice:

1/2 cup peanuts
1/4 cup sesame seeds
1tsp cumin seeds
1tsp coriander seeds
1/4 cup shredded fresh coconut
1 dried chillie
a small cinnamon stick
2 cloves
a pinch of turmeric and hing powder each

Preparation Methods:
Heat 1tbsp oil in a heavy bottomed wok and fry the banana chillies slightly-drained and keep aside. In the same wok add another 3tbsp oil and splutter curry leaves,cumin and mustard seeds followed by the chopped onions.Saute the onion until they turned brown-then add the salan paste and pour 1/2 cup of warm water and all the spice powders. Bring to a boil and finally add the fried banana chilies and the brown sugar. Cook until the gravy thickens. Serve hot with biryani or even chapatis.

I'm sending this recipe and the following recipes to my friend Vicky's "Side Dish for Chapathi" Event @ Viki's Kitchen


Oh wow thats my fav.. looks so yummy and i love it so much.. Nice entry to the event all other side dishes too looks delicious.