Last modified on 28 March 2010, at 22:27

Cookbook:Mirchi ka salan

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  • 150 gm green chillies
  • 75 gm grated coconut
  • 30 gm sesame seeds
  • 30 gm peanuts
  • 30 gm tamarind,soaked in water
  • 100 gm oil
  • 1 bunch of curry and coriander leaves
  • 20 gm mustard seeds
  • A few fenugreek seeds
  • Salt to taste


  1. Fry the grated coconut,sesame seeds and peanuts without any oil and blend them to a fine powder.
  2. Heat oil in a pan ,fry mustard and fenugreek seeds and curry leaves for few minutes.Then add green chillies and fry for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the ground mixture to the green chillies and fry until the oil separates from the chillies.
  4. To this ,add salt ,turmeric,tamarind water and cook on low heat until the gravy thickens.
  5. Remove from heat and garnish with coriander leaves.