Mirch ka Salan

The traditional hyderabadi salan can now be prepared in the microwave, in just a few minutes and with absolutely no compromise on taste.

Mirch ka Salan

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Mirch ka Salan recipe - How to make Mirch ka Salan

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Serves 2
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    Main Procedure

For the masala paste

    For the masala paste
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a microwave-proof bowl, cover with a lid and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes stirring once in between after 1 minute.
  2. Cool and then grind to a fine paste in a mixer using some water if required.
  3. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Slit each chilli lengthwise taking care that they remain joint at the stem. Remove all seeds and veins.
  2. Combine the chillies with 1 teaspoon oil and mix well so that the oil coats all the chillies. Place them on a microwave-proof plate.
  3. Place a glass of water in the centre of the microwave along with the chillies to prevent them from getting wrinkled. Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes. Keep aside.
  4. Combine the remaining oil, mustard seeds, nigella seeds, fenugreek seeds and asafoetida in a microwave-proof bowl, cover with a lid and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
  5. Add the tumeric powder, chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste, salt, the prepared masala paste, ¼ cup water and salt and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the slit chillies and tamarind pulp and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
  7. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per
Energy203 cal
Protein3.7 g
Carbohydrates6.6 g
Fiber2.4 g
Fat18.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A82.1 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.5 mg
Vitamin C0.4 mg
Folic Acid1.8 mcg
Calcium95.3 mg
Iron1.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium1.6 mg
Potassium47 mg
Zinc0.8 mg