Mirchi Masala – Spicy Chili Curry
My husband is a huge fan of spicy food. We went to a restaurant and we had this Mirchi masala. We both liked it a lot and I wanted to try this since then. I tried it and it came out well. Those who likes spicy food are going to love this Mirchi masala. It goes well with Chapathi and rice.
Preparation time: 40 minutes
No of Servings: 6
Spice level: 5 out of 5
- 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:
- Red chillies:4
- Coriander seeds:2 tbsp
- Peanuts:2 tbsp
- Sesme seeds:2 tbsp
- Coconut:2 tbsp
- Oil:2 tbsp
Method of Preparation:
- Heat very little oil in a pan, fry cinnamon, cloves, red chillies, coriander seeds, peanuts, sesme seeds and coconut grind them to paste.
- Now toss the green chillies slightly and keep them aside.
- Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds followed by cumin seeds, fenugrek seeds, onions and salt.
- Fry the onions till they become translucent and add the ginger&garlic paste.
- Toss it for 2 minutes and then add turmeric powder followed by red chilli powder, coriander powder and cumin powder.
- Fry it for 2 minutes and add little water.
- Add the yogurt and the grounded paste followed by the tamarind paste.
- Add some water allow it to boil for 10 minutes.
- Now add the chillies and boil it for 10 more minutes.
- Serve hot with chapathi or rice.