Mirch Masala Curry
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Mirch Masala Curry

Ingredients:

  • Long green chillies or Jalapeno: 10(slitted in the middle)
  • Mustard seeds:1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds:1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds:1/2 tsp
  • Onion: 1(finely chopped)
  • Turmeric powder:1/2 tsp
  • Gingergarlic paste:1 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder:1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder:1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder:1/2 tsp
  • Yogurt: 1/2 cup
  • Tamarind paste:1 tsp
  • Salt: to taste

Masala to grind:

  • Cinnamon:1″
  • Cloves:2
  • Red chillies:4
  • Coriander seeds:2 tbsp
  • Peanuts:2 tbsp
  • Sesme seeds:2 tbsp
  • Coconut:2 tbsp
  • Oil:2 tbsp

Method of Preparation

  1. Heat very little oil in a pan, fry cinnamon, cloves, red chillies, coriander seeds, peanuts, sesme seeds and coconut grind them to paste.
  2. Now toss the green chillies slightly and keep them aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds followed by cumin seeds, fenugrek seeds, onions and salt.
  4. Fry the onions till they become translucent and add the ginger&garlic paste.
  5. Toss it for 2 minutes and then add turmeric powder followed by red chilli powder, coriander powder and cumin powder.
  6. Fry it for 2 minutes and add little water.
  7. Add the yogurt and the grounded paste followed by the tamarind paste.
  8. Add some water allow it to boil for 10 minutes.
  9. Now add the chillies and boil it for 10 more minutes.
  10. Serve hot with chapathi or rice.