Curried Green Chillies (Mirch Ka Salan)

Curried Green Chillies (Mirch Ka Salan)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 138


  • 14 oz Green chillies
  • 3 1/2 oz Tamarind imli, soaked in 1/4 cup water for 30 minutes
  • 2 tsp Sesame tit seeds
  • 1 tbsp Groundnuts moongphalli
  • 2 floz Mustard sarson oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds raj
  • 1/2 tsp Onion seeds kalonji
  • 1 sprigs Curry leaves kadhi patta
  • 2 tsp Ginger-garlic adrak-lasan paste
  • 2 tsp Cumin jeera powder
  • 4 tsp Coriander dhaniya powder
  • 2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp Brown onion paste
  • Salt to taste


  • Squeeze the tamarind, discard the pulp and retain the extract.
  • Blend sesame seeds and groundnuts together to make a smooth paste.
  • Heat the oil in a pan; saute mustard seeds and onion seeds till they crackle. Add curry leaves. After a few seconds add ginger-garlic paste, saute for a minute. Add the spice powders, brown onion paste, salt, and sesame-peanut paste; mix well.
  • Add the tamarind extract and green chillies; bring the mixture to the boil. Cover and cook on dum for 10 - 15 minutes or over a hot plate. Remove from heat.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.
Calories: 138 kcal
Carbohydrates: 26 g
Protein: 3 g
Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 526 mg
Potassium: 258 mg
Fiber: 29 g
Sugar: 18 g
Vitamin A: 344 IU
Vitamin C: 19 mg
Calcium: 64 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Cuisine Indian
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