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Curried Turnips

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbs. butter
  • 1 medium-sized onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 Tbs. minced fresh ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garam masala
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 lbs. turnips, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes

Recipe

1. In large skillet, heat butter over medium heat. When hot, sauté onion until golden, 5 to 8 minutes. Stir in turmeric, ginger, coriander, cayenne, salt, pepper and garam masala, and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add yogurt and cook 1 minute more.

2. Stir in turnips, turning to coat evenly with yogurt mixture. Cover skillet, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook turnips until tender, about 30 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon water, if necessary, to keep them moist.

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