The Seniors Kitchen: Salli Boti

The Seniors Kitchen: Salli Boti

Salli Boti - The Seniors Today

A well-loved Parsi gravy dish, Sali Boti is a popular recipe in India and other countries across Asia. It is highly nutritious and delectable. It is very easy to prepare and you can do that in the comfort of your home. Persis Mody shows us how.

If you love mutton and love the various ways it can be prepared, you will definitely be partial towards how this meat is cooked in Indian spices and a bit of jaggery as well.

Persis Mody shares her recipe here:

2 Servings

Ingredients of Salli Boti 

  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 500 gm cut into small cubes mutton 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 3 pinches salt
  • 1 cup grated onion
  • 2 teaspoon ginger garlic jeera paste
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 Cup tomato puree
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 cup potato sticks
  • Finely Chopped coriander


Step 1 – Heat the oil in a pan and add onions to it. Fry till they turn golden brown.

Step 2 – Add ginger-garlic paste, mutton strips, red chilli powder and turmeric powder. Mix it well.

Step 3 – Now mix in the roasted coriander powder, cumin powder followed by tomato puree and stir again.

Step 4 – Add a little sugar and vinegar. Add garam masala and salt, mix well

Step 5 – Reduce the flame and cover till cooked for about 15-20 minutes.

Step 6 – Add chopped coriander and give it a final stir.

Step 7 – Garnish it with more coriander leaves and top it up with lots of Salli (potato strips).

What better way to enjoy Parsi New Year!

Serve with hot rotis and enjoy!

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The Seniors Kitchen: Salli Boti

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