Mirchi ka salan

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Mirchi ka salan
Hyderabadi Hari Mirchi Ka Salan.JPG
Hyderabadi Hari Mirchon Ka Salan
Place of origin India
Region or state Hyderabad, Telangana
Main ingredients Green chilies, peanuts, cumin seeds, spices

Mirchi ka salan (Urdu: مرچی کا سالن‎) or curried chili peppers,[1] is a popular chili and peanut curry of Hyderabad, Telangana. It accompanies Hyderabadi biryani.[2] The dish contains green chillies, peanuts, sesame seeds, dry coconut, cumin seeds, ginger and garlic paste, turmeric powder, bay leaf and thick tamarind juice.

Mirchi ka Salan[3] is a traditional Hyderabadi dish prepared in weddings and special occasions. It is a spicy dish served with rice or chapati. The mirchi (chili) is cooked in spices, and peanut adds a grainy texture to this dish. Originally this is made with long spicy chilies available in India.

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  1. ^ Hyderabadi mirchi ka salan Saffron Streaks, 2011-03-110
  2. ^ "Hyderabadi Dishes: Mirchi Ka Salan". Nag's Cooking. Retrieved 2007-11-04.
  3. ^ Bhave, Deepti. "Mirchi Ka Salan". Deepti Bhave. Retrieved 11 September 2012.

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