Spicy Banana Peppers with a Coconut-Sesame Seed Sauce

Mirch Ka Salan

Preparation info

  • Serves

    8

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

Thick-sauced curries called salans are from the south-central city of Hyderabad, a culinary hotspot that hugs two regional cooking styles—the north and the south. One school of thought feels that salans captured the British attention and fascination for spicy food, and hence catapulted the concept of curries to the Western world. A pretty hefty responsibility, but this sauce can shoulder the burden with its robust body, bold flavors, and tart aftermath. It’s easy to see why it