Mirchi Ka Salan Recipe

Would you like to try mirchi ka salan at home? This is a traditional side dish recipe from Hyderbadi Cuisine. It is served as a side dish of Hyderabadi biryani. Try this mirchi ka salan recipe and enjoy .
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Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings5
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Green chilies150 Gram
 Coconut75 Gram, grated
 Sesame seeds30 Gram
 Peanuts30 Gram
 Tamarind30 Gram (Soaked In Water)
 Oil100 Gram
 Coriander leaves1 Bunch (100 gm)
 Mustard seeds20 Gram
 Fenugreek seeds1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 351 Calories from Fat 280

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.8%

Saturated Fat 8 g39.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 96.1 mg4%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.9%

Sugars 6.6 g

Protein 6 g11.1%

Vitamin A 34.2% Vitamin C 131.7%

Calcium 11.2% Iron 17.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Point 1. Fry the grated coconut,sesame seeds and peanuts without any oil and blend them to a fine powder.

Point 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.

Point 3. Add the ground mixture to the green chillies and fry until the oil separates from the chillies.

Point 4. To this ,add salt ,turmeric,tamarind water and cook on low heat until the gravy thickens.

Point 5. Remove from heat and garnish with coriender leaves.


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Snigdha says :

Hyderabad is famous for its Biryani served with Mirch Ka Salan. It is soooooooo good. Mirchi substituted with Capsicum/Green Bell Peppers also tastes good.
Posted on: 17 April 2008 - 11:47am

Pratik says :

I love salan...Its the best in ITC hotels, But I have had mirch baingan ka salan. Do u have the receipe for that?
Posted on: 30 July 2009 - 3:28am

nehapaul says :

Delicious side dish.
Posted on: 16 April 2008 - 5:07am