Turnip Curry
Turnip Curry
5 from 2 votes
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
This is a must-try turnip curry recipe if you've never had one before! Turnip curry is a flavour-packed dish made with fresh turnip cubes and aromatic herbs and spices that is sure to please your guests.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 1 kg Turnip
  • 50 ml Oil
  • 1 Onions
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 Green Chillies
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Coriander Handful
  • 50 ml Water


  • Add the oil and heat it up on medium heat
  • Once the oil is hot, add the chopped onions and cook for 4-5 minutes until they are softened
  • Add the ginger and garlic paste and cook for 1-2 minutes
  • Then add the tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes on medium heat
  • When the tomatoes are softened, you can add the salt, green chillies, chilli powder, turmeric, and cumin powder
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes and then add 3 tbsp water
  • Make sure to cook until the oil separates, this can take a few minutes
  • Once the oil has separated, add the peeled and chopped turnips (shalgam)
  • Make sure to mix the turnips properly with the spices
  • Cover and cook on low medium heat for approximately 30 minutes
  • Make sure to stir occasionally so the curry doesn't stick to the pan 
  • Once the curry is done, mash the turnips until you have reached your desired consistency
  • Add the coriander and mix into the curry
  • Your delicious turnip curry is ready, serve with homemade naan or chapatti!

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