Spiced Turnips with Spinach Recipe
Spiced Turnips with Spinach Recipe is a nutrient-packed spicy side for Indian bread like naan, chapati or parathas. My mom used to feed this with hot chapatis saying that they were actually potatoes since I never used to like the idea of turnips. But once I grew older enough to understand its nutritional benefits, I started liking turnips as well.
Did you know: Turnip is a good source of vitamin C, A, K and calcium.
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- 3 Turnips , peeled and diced into cubes
- 1 Spinach Leaves (Palak) , bunch, chopped
- 2 Tomatoes , chopped
- 1 Onion , sliced
- Salt , to taste
- Red chilli powder , to taste
- 3/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 3/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
- 1/2 teaspoon Ginger , paste
- 1 teaspoon Garlic , paste(optional)
- 3/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 3 Green Chillies , slit
- Cooking oil , to cook
- 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
How to make Spiced Turnips with Spinach Recipe
To start preparing Spiced Turnips with Spinach Recipe, get all the ingredients handy. In a pan, heat oil. Once the oil is hot, add in the cumin seeds and allow them to sizzle.
Add sliced onions and saute it till it changes colour on a medium flame.
Add ginger and garlic paste and saute it for a minute until the raw smell goes.
Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and coriander powder. Cover and cook for another 2 minutes till done.
Add turnips, mix it well. Cover it and cook on a low flame till it 3/4th done, takes about 5-10 minutes.
Add chopped spinach, green/red chillies and cilantro. Mix well, cover it and cook on a low flame till it changes the colour or looks roasted.