Friday, September 24, 2010

Mirchi ka Salan

The ever popular hyderabadi dish:


Long green fat chillies - 10
Groundnuts - a handful
Coriander powder -1 tspn
Cumin powder - 1 tspn
Green chilli powder - 1/2 tspn
white pepper powder - 1/2 tspn
yogurt or buttermilk - 2 tbspns
sesame seeds - 2 tbspns


Roast the groundnuts and sesame seeds in a hot heavy bottomed dish till golden
let them cool and grind them with little water, to a fine paste
in the same hot dish, heat a tspn of oil and add in the cumin and coriander powders.
after a min, add the paste and let it cook till fat leaves the sides of the dish, for about 7 min.
then add in some of the buttermilk and chilli powder and let it cook for another 3-4 min.
add the chillies and cook till the chillies go soft.

Serve hot with biriyani!

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