Hyderabadi Mirchi Ka Salan

Big Jalapenos/Bajji Mirchi- 6-8, medium size
1/2 onion, cut length wise
curry leaves - 4
Oil - 1/4 cup

Masala Ingredients:
peanuts - 2 tbsp
ginger/garlic paste - 1/2 tbsp
1 small onion, cut into large pieces
tamarind paste - 1 tbsp
red chilli powder - 1 tbsp
turmeric - 1/4 tbsp
salt - as per taste
coriander leaves - 1/4 bunch
coriander seeds - 1/2 tbsp
 seasame seeds - 1 tbsp

 Wash and cut Jalapenos into 2-inch pieces and keep aside
Grind all the above masala ingredients adding enough water into a fine paste
In a pan, add oil and when it is hot, fry jalapeno pieces and strain and keep aside
In the same oil, add onion pieces and curry leaves and fry till onions are translucent
Now add masala paste to the pan and fry till the raw smell disappears
Add jalapeno pieces to the curry, add 1 cup water, stir well and cook on low heat for 10min till oil starts showing up on the sides of the pan
Switch off the stove and Garnish the curry with coriander leaves

This is a famous Hyderabadi curry that goes well with all kind of Veg and Non-veg biryanis

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