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Mirchi Ka Salan (hyderabadi mirchi ka salan) is a popular accompaniment that is served along with the Biryanis in many Pakistan restaurants and homes. In Urdu, salan is curry and mirchi refers to chillies, and this recipe of salan is the perfect accompaniment to an aromatic, flavourful Hyderabadi Biryani (Chicken Biryani & Biryani).

Mirchi ka salan (hyderabadi mirchi ka salan)

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Mirchi ka salan (hyderabadi mirchi ka salan)

A melange of spices and herbs goes into making this delicious bowl of mirchi ka salan. Tangy and flavourful tamarind, curry leaves, mustard seeds, cloves along with chillies and a spicy salan paste full of red chillies are mixed together. Hyderabadi mirch ka salan served with an aromatic biryani and a bowl full of chilled raita.

Ingredients For Mirchi Ka Salan

Green Chilli 8-10

Peanuts 1/2 Cup

Dry and shreded Cocounts 1/2 Cup

Sesame Seeds 1/4 Cup

Tamarind 1/4

Cumin powder 1 tsp

Coriander powder 2 tbsp

Salt 1 tsp

Turmeric powder 1 tsp

Ginger 2 inches

Garlic cloves 4

Water 1 Cup

Mustard Oil 1/3 Cup

Curry Leaves 3-4

Cumin Seeds 1 Tsp

Mustard seeds 1/2 Tbsp

Nigella Seeds 1/2 tbsp

Methi dana 1 Tsp

Water as needed

How To Make Mirchi ka salan (Stepwise Pictures)

Soak the 1/4 cup of tamarind in a cup of water and extract pulp.Add 1 cup of more water and set aside.

Roasted

In a pan add 1/2 cup peanuts,1/4 cup of sesame seeds,1/2 cup of dry cocounts and roast medium heat until ingredients are browned.

When are ingredients are browned then,let the ingredients cool down for a minutes.

Masala Pasta

Take a blender,add roasted ingredients and then add 1 teaspoon of cumin powder,2 tablespoons of coriander powder,1 teaspoon of salt,1 teaspoon of turmeric powder,4 cloves garlic,2 inches ginger to a blend jar along with some water and blend to make a pasta.

Rinse green chilis a couple of times in water.And then slit the green chili and put the masala pasta into the green chili.

Cook Salan

Heat 1/3 cup of mustard oil in a cooking pot.Once the mustard oil is hot,then add tempering ingredients under list and let them splutter.

Next,add curry leaf and fry.

And fry the stuffing chilli.Add the remaining masala paste and continue stirring and add the prepared tamarind pulp and Pour 1 cup of water at intervals to avoid paste sticking to the pan.

Cook for 20 minutes until the gravy resembles the consistency of a sauces.Serve with Boil Rice,Roti (Chapati & Phulka)

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Mirchi Ka Salan (hyderabadi mirchi ka salan)

Mirchi Ka Salan (hyderabadi mirchi ka salan) is a popular accompaniment that is served along with the Biryanis in many Indian restaurants and homes. In Urdu, salan is curry and mirchi refers to chillies, and this recipe of salan is the perfect accompaniment to an aromatic,
Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course curry recipes
Cuisine Pakistan
Servings 5 People

Ingredients
  

Salan Ingredints

  • 8-10 Green Chilli
  • 1/2 Cup Peanuts
  • 1/2 Cup Dry and shreded Cocounts
  • 1/4 Cup Sesame Seeds
  • 1/4 Cup Tamarind
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1/3 Cup Mustard Oil
  • 1 Tsp Cumin Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 inches Ginger
  • 4 Cloves Garlic

Tempering Ingredients

  • 3-4 Curry Leaves
  • 1 Tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 Tbsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 Tbsp Nigella Seeds
  • 1 Tsp Methi Dana

Instructions
 

How To Make Mirchi ka salan

  • Soak the 1/4 cup of tamarind in a cup of water and extract pulp.Add 1 cup of more water and set aside.

Roasted

  • In a pan add 1/2 cup peanuts,1/4 cup of sesame seeds,1/2 cup of dry cocounts and roast medium heat until ingredients are browned.
  • When are ingredients are browned then,let the ingredients cool down for a minutes.

Masala Pasta

  • Take a blender,add roasted ingredients and then add 1 teaspoon of cumin powder,2 tablespoons of coriander powder,1 teaspoon of salt,1 teaspoon of turmeric powder,4 cloves garlic,2 inches ginger to a blend jar along with some water and blend to make a pasta.
  • Rinse green chilis a couple of times in water.And then slit the green chili and put the masala pasta into the green chili.

Cook Salan

  • Heat 1/3 cup of mustard oil in a cooking pot.Once the mustard oil is hot,then add tempering ingredients under list and let them splutter.
  • Next,add curry leaf and fry.
  • And fry the stuffing chilli.Add the remaining masala paste and continue stirring and add the prepared tamarind pulp and Pour 1 cup of water at intervals to avoid paste sticking to the pan
  • Cook for 20 minutes until the gravy resembles the consistency of a sauces.Serve with Boil Rice.
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