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Mirchi Ka Salan

Mirchi Ka Salan
Serving Size:5

1/2lb Banana Chillies-slit on one side and seeds removed
1 medium onion chopped
1tsp chillie powder
1tsp corinader powder
1/4tsp turmeric powder
1/4tsp mustard seeds
1/4tsp cumin seeds
few springs of curry leaves
1tbsp brown sugar

For the Salan Paste:Roast each ingredient with 1/4tsp oil and grind to fine paste with 1tbsp ginger-garlic paste and 1/4 cup tamarind juice:

1/2 cup peanuts
1/4 cup sesame seeds
1tsp cumin seeds
1tsp coriander seeds
1/4 cup shredded fresh coconut
1 dried chillie
a small cinnamon stick
2 cloves
a pinch of turmeric and hing powder each

Preparation Methods:
Heat 1tbsp oil in a heavy bottomed wok and fry the banana chillies slightly-drained and keep aside. In the same wok add another 3tbsp oil and splutter curry leaves,cumin and mustard seeds followed by the chopped onions.Saute the onion until they turned brown-then add the salan paste and pour 1/2 cup of warm water and all the spice powders. Bring to a boil and finally add the fried banan…