My Mirchi ka Salan is such a family favourite, so i use the same salan base and dd different vegetables in them and make different salan recipe. This is my second recipe, tomato ka salan. Delicious and yummy recipe.
Mirchi Ka Salan
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 1 hour
Serves : 5 to 6
Oil - 5 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 inch stick
Curry leaves - a sprig
Onion - 1 medium size chopped finely
Tomatoes - 5 to 6 small ones
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli podi - 1 tblspn
Cumin Powder / Jeera podi - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar / Jaggery to taste
Tamarind - a small gooseberry size
For Roasting & Grinding:
Peanuts - 1.5 tblspn
Sesame Seeds - 1.5 tblspn
Coconut - 2 tblspn grated
Start by dry roasting peanuts till it changes colour, add in sesame seeds and coconut and roast for few more mins. Take this in a blender and make it into a fine puree.
Heat oil, add in all whole spices, curry leaves and saute for a min.
Add in onions and cook till golden.
Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
Add in all spice powders and mix well.
Add in the ground masala, water, tamarind, curd, salt and jaggery. Bring this to a boil, cover and simmer for 20 mins, till oil separates.
Meanwhile cut the top of the tomatoes.
Now add in Tomatoes and cover and simmer for 15 more mins till tomatoes are cooked.
|Start by dry roasting peanuts|
|once it start to turn darker|
|add in sesame seeds, i used a mix of white and black|
|add in some coconut|
|roast them for few minutes|
|remove it to a plate|
|now take this in a blender|
|make it into a smooth puree|
|Heat oil in a pan. Add in fennel, mustard and cumin seeds|
along with a stick of cinnamon
|add in curry leaves|
|add in chopped onions|
|cook till they turn golden|
|now add in ginger garlic paste, a little chilli |
powder fell over it, hence the colour
|saute for a min|
|add in all the spice powders|
|saute for a min|
|look at the lovely colour|
|now add in the ground masala|
|i washed the mixer with some water and poured it in as well|
|add in curd|
|and tamarind pulp|
|bring this whole thing to a boil|
|cover this with a lid and simmer till oil floats on top|
|look how dark the colour has turned..Gravy Done|
|Take some tomatoes|
|Cut the top off|
|You can remove the seeds from it..|
|Add it into the gravy|
|Cover and simmer for 15 mins|
|Now the tomatoes are cooked till tender|