Simple Kashmiri Turnip with Greens

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June 26, 2015


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Farm Fresh Organic Turnip cooked with its greens, using the most minimal ingredients, Kashmiri Style…Yum Yum!
Team it with some plain steamed rice…for a simple wholesome satisfying meal!
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Method:
Preparation…
Wash, scrub and clean turnips. Trim ends and peel outer skin.
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Cut each turnip into half and slice thinly lengthwise.
Wash turnip greens to remove all grit and chop finely.
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To cook…
Heat 2 tsp mustard oil to smoking point. Take off heat and cool slightly.
Now put it back on low heat. Add a hefty pinch of hing and 2 dry whole red chillies. Cook for a minute.
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Remove chillies from the oil and keep aside.
Now add the sliced turnips to the oil and cook on medium heat till they become lightly golden.
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Meanwhile blanch the turnip greens in boiling water along with a pinch of baking soda for 3 minutes.
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Immerse in cold water to cool. Drain water and reserve greens.
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Once turnips acquire some color, add the greens along with the fried red chillies and some salt.
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Also add about 1/2 cup water. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
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Now remove cover, cook for another 2 minutes to reduce juices and concentrate flavors.
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Drizzle a tsp of raw mustard oil on top if you like..
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Serve with steaming hot rice or garma garam roti!
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I like to eat it with rice….mashing the turnip and greens with my fingers…Mmmm!
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