Mirchi Ka Salan Recipe - Hyderabadi Mirchi Ka Salan For Biryani - Spicy Green Chilli Curry - Tarika

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Mar. 28, 2019

Learn how to make Mirchi Ka Salan at home with Chef Tarika Singh on Get Curried.
Mirchi Ka Salan is a popular Hyderabadi side dish served with Biryani or Pulao. To all the spicy food lovers this is a must try dish.


Onion 1 , slice
Peanuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Desiccated coconut 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (dry)
White sesame seeds 2 Tablespoon
Green chillies 8 Large , slitted
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Red chilli powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Garam masala powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , mince
Ginger piece 1/2 Inch
Water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
For the salan:
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Dried curry leaves 10
Tamarind 1 Tablespoon
Water 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)



1. Heat a pan on low to medium heat, add onion and dry roast it.

2. Once the onions are slight brown in colour, add peanuts, coconut, white sesame seeds and take them out on a plate.

3. Heat oil in a pan, lightly fry the chillies in it.

4. Grind the onion mixture that we had dry roasted earlier with red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, garlic cloves,ginger, water and grind it into smooth paste.

5. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, curry leaves, ground paste and cook it for 5 minutes.

6. Add tamarind water,mix well and add more water.

7. Add fried chillies and let them cook.


8. Add salt, give it a good stir and our Mirchi Ka Salan is ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4