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Vegetable salna recipe, Parotta salna recipe, How to make veg salna

Vegetable salna is packed with lot of veggies cooked in coconut paste and goes very well with parotta. Though it involves a lot of steps in its making it is easy to prepare and it is definitely worth the time spent. Salna can be made in both veg and non veg versions. I usually make parotta and little egg biryani when I make veg salna  as we like it that way. Salna can also be used to make veg kothu parotta a popular food in Tamil Nadu. So lets get to the making!

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  • Carrot – 1
  • Beans – 12
  • Potato – 1
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato -1
  • Green chili – 1
  • Ginger garlic paste – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
  • Red chili powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder – ½ tsp
  • Milk – 1 cup

For grinding

  • Coconut handful
  • Cashew nut – 5

Whole spices

  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Star anise – 1
  • Clove – 1
  • Cinnamon stick – ½

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How to make vegetable salna with step by step images

vegetable salna

  1. In a blender grind coconut and cashew nuts into a fine paste adding little water.vegetable salna
  2. Chop the veggies, onion and tomato then keep it aside.vegetable salna
  3. Now in a pan add whole spices when aromatic add chopped onions and green chili. Saute well and add ginger garlic paste to it. After the raw flavor of ginger garlic paste goes add chopped tomatoes and all dry powder along with salt and cook till tomatoes get mushy.vegetable salna
  4. Now add the coconut paste to the tomatoes and stir it well until the raw flavor goes.vegetable salna
  5. Now add the chopped veggies to it and mix everything well. Add 1 cup water to it and cook with lid it all the veggies are cooked.vegetable salna
  6. Now add 1 cup milk to and put off the flame after one boil. Garnish it with cilantro.
  7. Serve it hot with parotta !


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