Turnips 1/2 kg skinned and sliced
Turmeric powder 1/4 spoon
Red chili powder 1/2 spoon
Bay leaves 2
Oil 1/4 cup
Roast each separately and powder them together:
Black pepper 1/2 spoon
Fennel seeds 1 spoon
Poppy seeds 1 spoon
Cumin seeds 1 spoon
Dry coconut 1/4 cup
Coriander seeds 1/2 cup
Fry in little oil and wet grind these to paste:
Onion 1 diced
Ginger 2 inch
Garlic 5 cloves
Tomato 1 diced
Crisply fry curry leaves and garnish before serving.
1. In a deep pan add oil and bay leaves.
2. Followed by turnips. Fry them for a while. Then add salt, turmeric and chili powder. Toss them well to all sides.
3. Now add the wet paste and fry them till its raw smell is gone.
4. Later add the roasted and powdered masala. Fry them till its raw smell is gone and oil separates. Never cover them in whole process.
This side dish can be served along with plain rice or mild ghee rice.