Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cooking Time : 25 minutes
|Quantity||Ingredients for Vegetable Salna Recipe|
|1 cinnamon, 3 cardamom, 4 cloves|
|2 tsp||Fennel Seeds / Soambu|
|1 tsp||Cumin Seeds / Jeeragam|
|1/2 tsp||Turmeric powder|
|2 tsp||Coriander powder|
|2 tsp||Chilli Powder|
|1/4 cup||Grated Coconut|
|For Veg Gravy|
|2 bay leaves, 1 cinnamon, 1 tsp fennel seeds|
|2 cup||Vegetables ( Beans , Carrot , Peas, Potato)|
|Salt to Taste|
|Coriander leaves for Garnishing|
Step 1) Preparing the base:
Heat oil in a pan and add cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves , fennel seeds and cumin seeds. Roast it for a minute and then add onions ,tomatoes , ginger and garlic.
Step 2) Masalas for Veg Gravy:
Add in the masalas - Turmeric powder, coriander powder, chili powder and mix well. Add some water and cook until the raw smell of the masalas is gone ( 6- 7 minutes)
Step 3) Grinding:
Once the raw smell is gone turn off the heat and transfer the mixture to a blender, also add grated coconut to it and once the mixture cools down grind it to a smooth paste.
Now to make veg salna heat oil and add bay leaves, cinnamon and fennel seeds and green chilies. Fennel seeds adds more flavor and aroma to the recipe.
Then add the vegetables, I have used Beans , Carrot , Peas and Potato, you can add any vegetables of your choice. Saute the veggies for a couple of minutes.
Step 5) Vegetable gravy:
Then add the ground masala , required water, required salt and mix well. Cover the cooker and cook for 2 whistles. If you are using a regular pan then cook until the veggies are 100 % cooked.
Step 6) Garnishing:
Finally add a handful of coriander leaves, mix it once and serve.
Vegetable Salna is an excellent side dish for parotta which is very popular and most ordered recipe in most of the local restaurants in Tamil Nadu. The freshly ground masala adds unique flavor and taste to the beg salna recipe
- 1 tsp Oil
- 1 cinnamon, 3 cardamom, 4 cloves
- 2 tsp Fennel Seeds
- 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
- 2 Onions
- 2 Tomatoes
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
- 2 tsp Coriander powder
- 2 tsp Chilli Powder
- 1 piece Ginger
- 4 cloves Garlic
- 1/4 cup Grated Coconut For Veg Gravy :
- 2 tbsp Oil
- 2 bay leaves, 1 cinnamon, 1 tsp fennel seeds
- 3 Green chilies
- 2 cup Vegetables ( Beans , Carrot , Peas, Potato)
- required Water
- Salt to Taste
- Coriander leaves for Garnishing
- Roast the spices and add onions tomatoes and the masalas.
- Allow the mixture to cool and grind it along with coconut
- Heat oil and temper. Add the freshly ground masala, water and required salt
- Cook for 2 whistles
- Garnish with coriander leaves .
- Our Delicious Vegetable salna is ready to be served