How to make Shalgam Aur Matar Curry -

Turnips and green pea curry with dominant flavour of coriander leaves.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Turnips (शलजम), Green Peas (हरे मटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Shalgam Aur Matar Curry

Shalgam Aur Matar Curry Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Shalgam Aur Matar Curry Recipe

  • Turnips peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes 4 medium

  • Green Peas shelled 1 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green chilli-coriander paste 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan on medium heat, add cumin seeds and when they begin to change colour, add onions and sauté for three to four minutes or till golden. Add ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté for half a minute.

Step 2

Add turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder and sauté for half a minute. Add turnips and three cups of water. Cover and cook for eight to ten minutes or till the turnips are half-cooked.

Step 3

Uncover, add green chilli-coriander paste and green peas, cover again and cook for five minutes. Sprinkle garam masala powder and salt and stir. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rotis or paranthas.

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