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Chapter: Vegetable Recipes
Section: Rutabagas (Swede)
Recipe: Rutabaga Masala

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Rutabaga Masala
Rutabagas are similar to turnip with a mild sweet flavour. It tastes almost
like potatoes when cooked.

1 Rutabaga/Turnip (chopped into small cubes)
1 Onion (finely chopped)
2-3 Tomatoes (finely chopped or puréed) (or can of pumpkin/butternut)
2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
1 tblsp Coconut
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1/4 tsp Fenugreek seeds
6 Dry red chillies (optional)
1/2 tsp Corriander seeds
Whole garam masala - (1 cinnamon, 3-4 cloves, 1 bay leaf, 2-3 cardomon)
Cilantro for garnish
Salt to taste
Fry the cubed rutabaga/turnip with 1 tblsp of oil until it browns nicely 
and keep aside.

Dry roast the coconut, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, dry red chillies, 
corriander seeds and grind them.

Heat 1 tblsp of oil in a pan, spatter some mustard seeds, whole garam 
masala and curry leaves.

Saute the onions till they are nicely browned. 

Next add the ginger garlic paste followed by the tomatoes. Cover and cook 
till the tomatoes are nice and soft.

Next add the ground masala along with some turmeric and salt. Add the 
browned rutabaga/turnip with little water as needed.

Cover and cook for 7- 10 minutes until a nice masala is ready.

Garnish with cilantro.

From: Simple Indian Recipes