Chili curry – Banana chili, Malu miris, long chili in a juicy stir fry.

If you love  chilies but scared of it’s fiery heat, this is the perfect dish to satisfy your taste buds.     Give it a try.

Love chilies!

  • You need  long green banana chilies for this recipe

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How to make:

Slit chilies

  • Wash and slit the chilies in the middle.  Remove some of the seeds. Keep aside

Fry onions

  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan
  • Slice 3 big  onions and saute in oil
  • Mix 1/4 tsp each of chili powder, raw curry powder,  turmeric powder and salt
  • Mix all spices and salt with chilies
  • Drop crushed curry leaves, a cinnamon stick, a little ball of tamarind and a few cardamoms
  • Fry until juices run out.  Adjust taste.  Keep aside

Fill the chilies

  • Take a chili, widen the gap and fill it with the onion mix.  Keep aside.  Proceed with all the chilies one by one

Steam the chilies

  • Arrange all the chilies side by side in a wide pan
  • Sprinkle little oil on top
  • Drop a few curry leaves
  • Cover and steam under very low flame

Final step

  • After 5 mins turn the chilies
  • Sprinkle a little coconut milk on top
  • Sprinkle little sugar all over
  • Cover and let the steam cook the chilies
  • Once cooked, let it rest for at least 15 min to adjust the taste
  • Ready to serve
  • Delicious

 

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