Saturday, December 23, 2017

Turnip Curry Recipe-Shalgam Ki Sabzi

Turnip Curry is a semi dry sabji made with turnips, spices and tomatoes. This is yet another simple sabji/curry which I make often with turnips. It is very easy to make and goes well with chapati, parathas and even rice. Today we will learn how to make shalgam/turnip sabzi following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Turnip Curry-Shalgam Ki Sabzi

Turnip Curry Recipe-Shalgam Ki Sabzi

Turnip Curry Recipe-Shalgam Ki Sabzi

 Prep Time : 15 mins
 Cook Time : 20 mins 
 Serves: 2-3
 Recipe CategoryTurnip-Side Dish
 Recipe CuisineIndian

   Ingredients needed

   Turnip - 2 cups cubed
   Onion - 1 cup chopped
   Tomato - 1 cup chopped
   Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
   Salt needed

   Spice Powder

   Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
   Chilli Powder - 1 tsp or as needed
   Coriander powder - 2 tsp
   Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp

   For the seasoning

   Oil - 2 1/2 tbsp
   Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
   Curry leaves - a sprig
   Hing - a pinch

   For Garnishing

   Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp finely chopped


Wash and peel the skin of turnip. Cut it into cubes.

Chop onions, tomatoes and keep it aside.

how to prepare turnip sabzi


Heat oil in a cooker or pressure pan, add cumin seeds, when it sizzles, add  hing, curry leaves and chopped onions.

How to make turnip curry

Saute until onions turn light brown. Add salt to speed up the process.

Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a few more minutes.

shalgam ki sabzi recipe

Add chopped tomatoes and all the spice powders mentioned under "Spice Powder".

Cook until tomatoes become mushy and oozes out oil.

turnip curry recipe

Add turnip, salt needed and mix well.

turnip curry for chapati

Add a cup of water and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles.

Once the pressure subsides, open the cooker and slightly mash few turnip pieces.

Simmer for 2 minutes and remove from heat.

Shalgam Ki Sabzi recipe

Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rotis, parathas or pooris.

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  1. mam, i saw your beauty tips. i have a doubt. in the herbal bath powder you asked to add poolankizhangu vettiver etc.. is it ok if we add everything in powder form n mix together? If ok, should we add 100gms of powder.. kindly tell me the quantity if everything is added in powder form

    1. Yes, you can mix that in powder form. Stick to the same measurement or you can reduce it to half the quantity.


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