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3.5 from 2 votes

Hyderabadi Mirchi Ka Salan

Stuffed jalapeno’s  in a tangy coconut,cashew and sesame sauce

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Hyderabadi Cuisine
Keyword: salan
Servings: 4 people
Author: anjanaskc

Ingredients

  • 8 Jalapeno's
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds / Rai *
  • 2 tbsp Tamarind / Imli pulp
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt / Namak

For Making The Paste

  • 1/2 cup Fresh Coconut, Grated
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds /til
  • 2.5 tbsp Cashew Nuts / Kaju
  • 1 tsp Ginger / Adrak
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder / Dhaniya Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt / Namak

Instructions

To make Paste

  • Soak cashew ( or use peanuts,I personally like the taste of cashews in this) and sesame in water for 15 minutes then grind with coconut and 2 tbls water ,make a paste  then add all other ingredients( for pasteand grind again with little water.take out in a bowl

  • Slit chilies and remove the seeds.Stuff chillies with masala ( approx.1 t.s in each).

  • Heat  3 tbls oil in a pan ,stir fry chillies for 1 minute ,remove and keep aside Now add cumin and mustard  in this pan,when start crackling ,add tamarind paste and stir fry for few seconds .

  • Add the  remaining masala, fry for few seconds and add 1 and 1/4 cup of water. Mix and let it boil  for 2 minutes on low heat.

  • Now add chillies, cover and cook for  2 minutes.

  • Mirchi ka salan is ready to serve

  • serving suggestions-best with biryani and paratha’s or as a side dish .