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punjabi turnips

An easy cooking recipe which is sweet, homestyle turnips with the mild flavours of ginger and fresh coriander.

Ingredients

  • 3 turnips, diced, about 400g
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped onion (about 1 small onion)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped coriander stems
  • 2 green chilies, broken in half
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili powder
  • ¾ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • chopped coriander for garnish (optional)
An easy cooking recipe which is sweet, homestyle turnips with the mild flavours of ginger and fresh coriander.

Instructions

  • 1. Heat oil in a work or frying pan on medium heat. When hot, add ginger and allow to sizzle for 1 minute. Add add onions and stir. Allow onions to cook until they are translucent and start turning golden on edges, about 2 minutes. Add diced turnips, green chilies, salt, turmeric, red chili powder and coriander stems to the pan. Stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  • 2. Add the water, lower heat to simmer and cover. Allow to cook for 12-14 minutes covered, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 3. Uncover; add sugar and cook for another 4 minutes, ensuring turnips are tender.
  • 4. Garnish with coriander leaves, serve hot with naan, chapatti or rice.
    Serves: 2
    Ingredients: 10

Critical Ingredients

If green chilies are unavailable, you can just use chili powder as in the recipe, and drop the chilies. However, the chilies do add flavor to the turnips.

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