Chettinad Mutton Salna Recipe


மட்டன் சால்னா | Madurai Mutton Salna sidedish for Parotta

Madurai Special Mutton Salna recipe an excellent sidedish for Parotta. A traditional Mutton Salna recipe that is so popular in madurai with rich flavours that makes it so perfect to serve with parota. Mutton pieces are cooked in onion and tomato based gravy with ground nuts(cashews, roasted gram dal) , coconut few spices to enhance the flavour. Lot of variations are there in making Salna but the basic ingredients are nuts, spices and coconut.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 People


  • Mutton 1kg
  • Red chilly powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves, coriander leaves

Coconut paste

  • Khus khus 1 tsp
  • Roasted gram dal 1 tsp
  • cashew 4-5
  • Fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • Coconut 4-5 pieces

Onion Tomato paste

  • 2 tsp oil
  • Shallots 300g
  • Ginger and garlic 100g
  • Tomatoes 2
  • Curry leaves


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