Shalgam Ka Bharta । शलगम का भर्ता । Spicy Mashed Turnip Recipe

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    Shalgam Ka Bharta । Spicy Mashed Turnip Recipe

    You have tried the traditional baigan bharta, or tempting Aloo bharta. But have you tried the unique recipe of Shalgam Bharta. I know you could never have imagined this sudden twist of taste on your platter. Making it is quite easy and the flavorful spices in the recipe adds up more taste to it.

    Here is mouth drooling recipe of Turnip bharta for you to relish. Serve it with chapati , paratha or rice and relish it with every bite. I am sure you will like this accompaniment.

    Direction :

    Getting Ready :

    Take 4 turnip washed and dried. Chop off its head.Peel it then cut into 1/2 by 1/2 inch piece.Put it in a bowl of water and wash.

    shalgam bharta

    Making :

    Put cooker to heat add 2 tsp oil in it. When hot, Reduce flame, Add cumin seeds, asafoetida,ginger paste,turmeric powder,coriander powder. Slightly roast it.

    shalgam bhartaAdd the turnip to it, red chili powder,salt add 1/4 cup water to it. Mix it. Close the lid of cooker. Increase the flame. Cook the turnip till a single whistle. after whistle,reduce the flame.Let the turnip boil on low flame for 5 minutes.

    shalgam bhartaTo make masala for the bharta, Add 1 tbsp oil to the pan and let it heat.Then add cumin seeds, turmeric powder,coriander powder,ginger paste, slightly roast spices. Also add tomato green chili paste.Keep flame medium.Add red chili powder to the masala.

    shalgam bhartaStir and roast well till oil separates. Meanwhile turnips in cooker are boiled as well. Wait till pressure escapes. Roast the masala till then.Add 1/2 cup green peas,to masala. Cover and cook it on medium flame for 3 minutes.Check if tender. Add 1 tsp sugar (optional). Add salt.

    shalgam bhartaOpen lid of cooker, mash well. mix it to the masala,Take 1/4 tsp garam masala add it.Add a little green coriander.Mix all ingredients well.Cover and cook it for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep medium flame.

    shalgam bhartaAfter 3 minutes bharta is ready, add 1/2 tsp lemon juice to it. Mix it. Take it out in a bowl.

    shalgam bharta

    Serving :

    Mouth drooling Turnip bharta is ready, Garnish with green coriander.Serve it with chapati,paratha ,naan or rice.It is sufficient for 3 to 4 members.

    shalgam bharta

    Suggestion :

    • If you wish to add onion garlic to it,then you can add finely chopped 1 small onion and 4 to 5 garlic cloves,after the cumin seeds.Roast until it is pinkish.Add rest of the ingredients likewise and make bharta.
    • Add green peas if desired else skip it. Sugar is also optional, you can skip if desired,
    • If you wish to eat more tangy sabzi,then add more lemon juice.
    Shalgam Ka Bharta । Spicy Mashed Turnip Recipe shalgam-bharta
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    Recipe type: Main Course
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Turnips - 4 (300 gms )
    • Tomatoes - 2 (200 gms)
    • Green chilies - 2
    • Green peas - ½ cup
    • Green coriander - 2 to 3 tbsp (finely chopped )
    • oil - 2 to 3 tbsp
    • Asafoetida - ½ pinch
    • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
    • Ginger paste - 1 tsp
    • Lemon - ½
    • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
    • Coriander powder - ¼ tsp
    • Red chili powder - ½ tsp
    • Garam masala - ¼ tsp
    • Sugar - 1 tsp
    • Salt - 1 tsp or to taste
    Instructions
    1. Take 4 turnip washed and dried. Chop off its head.Peel it then cut into ½ by ½ inch piece.Put it in a bowl of water and wash.
    2. Put cooker to heat add 2 tsp oil in it. When hot, Reduce flame, Add cumin seeds, asafoetida,ginger paste,turmeric powder,coriander powder. Slightly roast it.
    3. Add the turnip to it, red chili powder,salt add ¼ cup water to it. Mix it. Close the lid of cooker. Increase the flame. Cook the turnip till a single whistle. after whistle,reduce the flame.Let the turnip boil on low flame for 5 minutes.
    4. To make masala for the bharta, Add 1 tbsp oil to the pan and let it heat.Then add cumin seeds, turmeric powder,coriander powder,ginger paste, slightly roast spices. Also add tomato green chili paste.Keep flame medium.Add red chili powder to the masala.
    5. Stir and roast well till oil separates. Meanwhile turnips in cooker are boiled as well. Wait till pressure escapes. Roast the masala till then.Add ½ cup green peas,to masala. Cover and cook it on medium flame for 3 minutes.Check if tender. Add 1 tsp sugar (optional). Add salt.
    6. Open lid of cooker, mash well. mix it to the masala,Take ¼ tsp garam masala add it.Add a little green coriander.Mix all ingredients well.Cover and cook it for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep medium flame.
    7. After 3 minutes bharta is ready, add ½ tsp lemon juice to it. Mix it. Take it out in a bowl.
    8. Mouth drooling Turnip bharta is ready, Garnish with green coriander.Serve it with chapati,paratha ,naan or rice.It is sufficient for 3 to 4 members.

     

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