Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Mirchi Ka Salan

Today i am going to write the special recipe of Hyderabad, Mirchi ka Salan.

Step 1
1 tsp Cumin powder
1 tsp Coriander powder
2 tbsp Chilly powder
2 tbsp Yogurt
1 Lemon

Step 2
2 tbsp white Sesame seeds
2 tbsp Peanuts

Dry roast peanuts, sesame seeds and make it powder, set aside.

Step 3
4 tbsp fresh Coconut

Grind it to a paste. keep aside.

Step 4
1 cup chopped Banana chilly
1 cup Tamarind juice (from 1/2 lemon size tamarind)

In bowl soak the chopped banana chilly along with tamarind water.

Step 5
1 cup chopped Tomato
1/2 cup chopped Onion
1/2 " Ginger
3 big cloves of Garlic

Heat 1 Sp oil, first fry the chopped onions. And add the chopped ginger, garlic and tomato fry until they become soft. Grind all the fried ingredients into a smooth paste.

How to make:
Heat oil in a kadai and fry the onion, tomato past( From step 5) until raw smell will go.

Now add the sesame and ground nut powder(From step2), stir fry for a while.

Then add chilly, cumin, coriander powders and salt according to taste and saute for a minutes.
Add coconut paste(From step3) and simmer.

Add curd and mix well. (If you like, you can add 1/2 Sp sugar in this stage)

Pour the tamarind juice along with soaked chilly(From step4)

Cook over a low fire till the oil starts floating on top. Switch of the stove and mix the lemon juice.