Indian Turnips with Cumin

Indian Turnips with Cumin
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 5-6 medium turnips
  • 2 Tbsp. chickpea (“gram”) flour (can be found at food co-ops or Indian grocery stores).
  • 1 12 oz. can chopped tomatoes, with juice.
  • 2 Tbsp. Driftless Sunflower oil
  • ½ tsp. cumin seeds
  • 2 - 3 hot, dried whole red chilies OR 1 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. ground tumeric
  • ¾ tsp. salt
Instructions
  1. Peel turnips & quarter lengthwise.
  2. Put chickpea flour in a bowl.
  3. Slowly add 2 Tbsp water & mix until smooth.
  4. Add tomatoes & ¼ c. water.
  5. Put oil into medium sized pan over medium-high heat.
  6. Put in cumin seeds, stir, then add chilies.
  7. Add turnips & tumeric.
  8. Stir for a minute & add ½ c. water, chickpea-tomato paste, & salt.
  9. Bring to boil, cover, & simmer on low heat until turnips are tender, about 20 minutes.