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Mirchi Ka Salan ( Chillies Curry )

Kulsum Mehmood is an Eye Consultant. She is single mother. She is an Eye Consultant in a Private Eye Institute.

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Mirchi ka Salan ... Peppercorn Curry .....

Mirchi ka Salan ( Hyderabadi )


Green chillies ( big) Green Peppercorns-1/8 kg

Peanuts- 1 tbsp

Coconut pdr- 11/2 tbsp

Til ( sesame seeds )- 1 tbsp

Onions- 2, cut into rings

Tomatoes- 2

Tamarind- lime sized ball soaked in water

Haldi ( turmeric powder ) -1/2 tsp

Dhaniya ( coriander seeds powder )-2 tbsp

Ginger garlic paste- 2 tsp

Zeera pdr ( cumin seeds powder )- 1 tbsp

Ghee ( clarified butter ) - 1 tbsp

Curry leaves- few

Zeera ( cumin seeds ) - 1 tsp

Kalonji- ½ tsp

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Oil- 4-5 tbsp

Gol ( jaggery ) - 1 small pc

Mirchi ka Salan


Method .....

  1. Dry roast peanut, coconut pdr and til and grind together. Fry onion rings till golden brown and grind. To this add the powdered masalas, 1 green chilly, a bunch of coriander leaves, tomatoes, turmeric pdr, coriander seed pdr, cumin pdr, gol, ginger garlic paste and clarified butter and grind well.
  2. Slit the green chillies and remove seeds. Soak in salt water for an hour. Remove from water and wipe off moisture on a kitchen towel. In a little oil fry the chillies lightly and keep aside.
  3. heat oil, add cumin pdr, curry leaves and kalonji. Add the ground masala and fry well. Cover and cook on a low flame till oil separates. Add tamarind water and a little more water if needed, green chillies and salt. Cover and cook on low flame till the chillies are cooked. Serve hot with biryani or rotis.

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Dr Kulsum Mehmood (author) from Nagpur, India on November 23, 2011:

Thank you anglnwu for your comment.

anglnwu on November 22, 2011:

I can imagine how yummy this will taste with biryani or roti. I'm a great fan of anything spicy. Thanks and rated up.

Dr Kulsum Mehmood (author) from Nagpur, India on November 18, 2011:

Ravi Kumar thanks for your comment.

s. ravi kumar on November 18, 2011:

Thank you for a Nice recipe hub, thank you for sharing it. I never seen this recipe before. Thanks for giving this.

Dr Kulsum Mehmood (author) from Nagpur, India on August 21, 2011:

Since the seeds of the green chillies are removed before cooking, this dish is comfortibly hot.... not too hot as such.

sasta10 from Manchester, UK on August 20, 2011:

mmm never seen this recipe before, something new to try, will have a go. Is it going to be too hot? Thanks for sharing this.

Dr Kulsum Mehmood (author) from Nagpur, India on January 10, 2010:

Thanks for commenting creativeone.

Benny Faye Ashton Douglass from Gold Canyon, Arizona on January 09, 2010:

thank you for a great recipe hub, thank you for sharing it. Godspeed. creativeone59

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