Saturday, April 18, 2009

Thika Mirchi Ka Salan


5-6 Green chillies(large size)

1 onion chopped

1 " ginger

7-8 cloves of garlic

2 sprig curry leaves

2 tbsp white sesame seeds

1 tbsp coriander seeds

1 tsp cumin seeds

2 tbsp roasted peanuts

4-5 fried red chilli

1 tsp mustard seeds 

1 tsp turmeric powder

2 tbsp tamarind pulp

2 tbsp milk

salt to taste

2 tsp oil


  • Wash and cut the green chillies into halves and deseed them and then keep aside
  • Dry roast sesame seeds,cumin seeds,coriander seeds,peanuts for 2-3 minutes and then grind it along with red chilli,garlic,ginger with little water to a smooth paste and keep aside
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds,when it crackles add curry leaves, onion and fry till it becomes translucent
  • Add turmeric powder,masala paste,salt and fry for 5-6 minutes, then add milk and 1 1/2 cup water and bring it to a boil
  • Add tamarind pulp,green chillies and mix well
  • Cover and cook till the gravy is semi-thick and the green chillies and cooked
  • Garnish it with some curry leaves and serve hot with rice