Turnip with Coconut

Turnip with Coconut

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rubiabecka 0

"My Indian mother-in-law makes this yummy side with turnips, but I actually like it best with celeriac. It could probably be adapted to any root-type vegetable. Hing (asafoetida powder) does not add to the flavor; it is actually to aid in digestion, so it is somewhat optional."

Ingredients

20 m servings 102 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 102 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 7.5 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 339 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over high heat; cook the mustard seeds in the hot oil until the seeds no longer are crackling. Stir the asafoetida powder into the mustard seeds; add the turnips, turnip leaves, and onion to the skillet. Season the mixture with the paprika, turmeric, and salt. Pour the water over the mixture, place a cover on the skillet, reduce heat to medium, and cook until the turnip is cooked yet remains crunchy, 5 to 7 minutes. Return heat to high to cook off any excess water. Mix the coconut into the mixture just before serving.

Reviews

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This turned out good despite my not having any turnip greens and totally forgetting the coconut. The only thing I didn't like so much was a slight bitterness, which I'm guessing was either th...

Instead of asafoetida powder, I used a clove of garlic. This has wonderful taste, with great spices to tame down the pungency of turnips! I will be making this again!

A keeper for us-- always looking for good ways to prepare the CSA bumper crop of turnips. Made as directed except for: skipped the optional ingredient, added a small amount of garlic, and added...

I made this the first time and made some errors. First oil. I don't like vegetable oil so I used olive. After it was too late, it occurred to me that I should have used coconut oil! So I then ...

My husband thought he was eating scalloped potatoes. He's not adventerous with out of the norm veggies. Turnips were never a menu item for us. Since turnips were recently a part of my weekly CSA...

This was amazing. We are low carb and this was a super substitute for potatoes. I followed directions except for the powder that I have never heard of that she said was optional. I used garlic i...

This was SO good! I did not have mustard seed so used celery seed and 1/4 tsp dry mustard instead. Absolutely fabulous way to use turnips and the tops!

Loved the addition of the coconut. Made for a very pleasing dish

Looks and tastes good...