Pyaj Ka Saalan

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Pyaj ka saalan is a famous spicy south Indian curry recipe. It's ingredients are divided in two parts. We need five whole spices.
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Prep Time6 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time21 minutes
Served As: Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 4 tsp Whole Spices or peanuts peanuts
  • 2 tbsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seed
  • 2 tsp Sesame Seeds
  • 3 Red Chillies dry
  • 10 Onion for saalan sized
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 Onions or paste paste
  • 1 tsp Black Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1 tsp Curry
  • 1 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 300 ml Water


  • Dry roast all the whole spices and then grind in a grinder to make powder.
  • Now heat oil in a wok and add black mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves in it.
  • Now add ginger garlic paste and onion paste in it.
  • Roast it on medium flame until golden brown.
  • Now add salt, turmeric powder and spices powder.
  • Mix it well and cook on low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Now oil starts to separate then add water, tamarind pulp and whole onions in it.
  • Cover it with lid and cook it until onions become soft .
  • Delicious pyaj ka saalan is ready to serve hot with roti and other indian breads.
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Neeru Gupta
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