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mirchi ka salan recipe |హైదరాబాది బిర్యానీ గ్రేవీ| hyderabadi mirchi ka salan

mirchi ka salan recipe |హైదరాబాది బిర్యానీ గ్రేవీ| hyderabadi mirchi ka salan with detailed photo and video recipe – a popular chilli and peanut based curry recipe which is typically served as a side dish to hyderabadi biryani recipe.

basically salan recipe is a delicacy to hyderabad, andhra pradesh and it is mainly prepared from peanut, coconut, sesame seeds and tamarind juice.

Large green chillies are cooked in tamarind, peanuts, and spices which instead of heightening the spice, works well to create a beautiful blend of tastes.

Mirchi ka Salan is thin, spicy curry made with long green chillies, peanut, sesame seeds, coconut and tamarind.

Salan is an Urdu word that means curry and mirchi means chillies, so the name.

It is one of the famous Hyderabadi preparations that makes an appearance along with biryani for all occasions be it wedding or some party.

It is a delicious curry that pairs well with biryani, chapatti, paratha or rice.

Some people use yogurt to add tanginess instead of tamarind.

The unique combination of spices makes this curry delectable and yummy.

Tips For Making Mirchi Ka Salan

The gravy thickens as it cooks, so add more water if required.
To remove the hotness from the chilies, remove the seeds from the chilies.

mirchi ka salan recipe

A popular chilli and peanut based curry recipe which is typically served as a side dish to hyderabadi biryani recipe
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, south indian
Keyword long chili, mirchi, salan, side dish for biryani, spicy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Author Sowji’sKitchen

Ingredients

For masala

  • 4 tbsp peanuts
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp poppy seeds
  • 2 tbsp dry coconut
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp methi seeds
  • 1/2 cup water as required to blend

Other ingredients

  • 6 green chili
  • 1 cumin seeds
  • 5 tbsp Oil
  • Curry leaves
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup tamarind water
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cups water as required to adjust consistency

Instructions 

  • dry roast peanuts, sesame seeds,methi seeds, poppy seeds and coconut powder.
  • transfer to small blender and allow it to cool completely.
  • add ginger, salt ,garlic and water. blend into coarse paste.
  • add garam masala, turmeric and chili powder.
  • blend to smooth paste. keep aside.
  • Slit the chili into middle and de-seeded the seeds.
  • In a kadai heat oil and fry de-seeded green chili. keep aside.
  • now add cumin and curry leaves.
  • add onions and saute.
  • add prepared masala paste, tamarind water and salt.
  • mix well and add 2 cups of water.
  • cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • place the fried chilis into salan .
  • cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • serve mirchi ka salan with biryani or roti.

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How to make Mirchi ka salan with step by step :

1. dry roast peanuts, sesame seeds,methi seeds, poppy seeds and coconut powder.

2. transfer to small blender and allow it to cool completely.

3. add ginger, salt ,garlic and water. blend into coarse paste.

4. add garam masala, turmeric and chili powder.

5. blend to smooth paste. keep aside.

6. Slit the chili into middle and de-seeded the seeds.

7. In a kadai heat oil and fry de-seeded green chili. keep aside.

8. now add cumin and curry leaves.

9. add onions and saute.

10. add prepared masala paste, tamarind water and salt.

11. mix well and add 2 cups of water.

12. cover and simmer for 30 minutes

13. place the fried chilis into salan .

14. cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

15. serve mirchi ka salan with biryani or roti.

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