Mirchi Ka Salan

8-10 green chillies - de-seeded
½ tsp sesame seeds
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
¼ cup coconut - desiccated
1 onion - sliced
4 tsp tamarind water
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 cup curd
2 tsp oil
salt to taste
fresh coriander - for garnishing

Dry roast the sesame seeds, peanuts, coriander seeds and cumin seeds. Keep aside.

Saute the onion in 1 tsp of oil until transparent. Grind the sesame seeds, peanuts, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, sauteed onions and coconut together making it a paste.

Saute the green chillies in 1 tsp of oil and keep aside. In the same pan, saute the ground masala along with ginger-garlic paste, tamarind water and curd.

Add a tsp of salt and some water. Finally, add the green chillies and let the mixture come to a boil.

Garnish with fresh coriander and serve.

Courtesy: Chef Aditya Bal.,