My Mirchi ka Salan is such a family favorite, so i use the same salan base and add different vegetables in them and make different salan recipe. This is my second recipe, tomato ka salan. Delicious and yummy recipe.
Mirchi Ka Salan
Preparation Time : 10 minsCooking Time : 1 hourServes : 5 to 6Ingredients:Oil – 5 tblspnMustard Seeds / Kaduku – 1 tspFennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu – 1 tspCumin Seeds / Jeerakam – 1 tspCinnamon / Pattai – 1 inch stickCurry leaves – a sprigOnion – 1 medium size chopped finelyGinger Garlic Paste – 1 tblspnTomatoes – 5 to 6 small onesChilli Powder – 2 tspCoriander Powder / Malli podi – 1 tblspnCumin Powder / Jeera podi – 1 tspGaram Masala Powder – 1 tspSalt to tasteSugar / Jaggery to tasteTamarind – a small gooseberry sizeCurd / yogurt – 1/4 cupFor Roasting & Grinding:
Peanuts – 1.5 tblspnSesame Seeds – 1.5 tblspnCoconut – 2 tblspn gratedMethod:Start by dry roasting peanuts till it changes colour, add in sesame seeds and coconut and roast for few more mins. Take this in a blender and make it into a fine puree.Heat oil, add in all whole spices, curry leaves and saute for a min.Add in onions and cook till golden.Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.Add in all spice powders and mix well.Add in the ground masala, water, tamarind, curd, salt and jaggery. Bring this to a boil, cover and simmer for 20 mins, till oil separates.
Meanwhile cut the top of the tomatoes.Now add in Tomatoes and cover and simmer for 15 more mins till tomatoes are cooked.Serve.