Saturday, July 19, 2008

A Hyderabadi Curry!

Hyderabadi cuisine is considered to be pretty spicy.They have the blend of mughalai and persian cuisines.'Mirch ka salan' is a famous hyderabadi curry which is accompanied by Biriyani.
'Salan' means sauce or curry .We can use any kind of peppers for this recipe.
I bought some cubanelle peppers which we generally use only for making bajjis.I was searching other blogs and I came to know that these sweet peppers can be used for mirch ka salan..So I gave it a try and it was awesome..

Cubanelle peppers(Bajji mulagai)

You will need:
100 gms of cubanelle peppers
1 medium tomato
1 medium onion
1 inch ginger
3 inch piece of coconut
3-4 cloves of garlic
2 tspoon of peanuts
2 tspoon of sesame
1 tspoon of mustard and jeera
1/4 tspoon of fenugreek seeds
1/4 tspoon of turmeric powder
1-2 sprigs of curry leaves
1 tspoon of corainder powder
1 tspoon of jeera powder
1 tspoon of red chilli powder
1 tspoon of tamarind pulp
1/2 tspoon of sugar
A pinch of hing
salt to taste

Deseed the peppers and remove the pith.Slice them into thick strips.Fry them in oil till the skin becomes white.Set aside the fried peppers.

Grind together onion,tomato,coconut,peanuts,sesame,ginger,garlic,tamarind pulp,salt,sugar,chilli powder,turmeric powder,jeera and coriander powder to a smooth paste.

Heat 2-3 tspoon oil .Add jeera,mustard and fenugreek seeds.Allow it to splutter.Add a pinch of hing and curry leaves.Add the ground paste and cook till the oil separates.

Add water if required.Add the fried peppers and cook for a couple of minutes.

Serve it with biriyani,rice,roti or naan.



  1. Hey You put there many chillies in curry... Ohhh my god... I hope its Taste will be soo spicy and super fine.

  2. Thanks a lot for sharing very good recipe1!!