Tchat Gogji (Mashed turnip)

Tchat Gogji (Mashed turnip)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 148


  • 1.1 lb Turnips shalgam
  • 1 1/2 floz Vegetable oil
  • a pinch Asafoetida hing
  • a pinch Sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 Dry red chillies sookhi lal mirch, deseeded, halved
  • 1/2 tsp Tikka masala crushed
  • 1/2 cup Water


  • Wash and cut the turnips into thick, wafer-like slices.
  • Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed pot; add turnips, asafoetida, sugar, and salt.
  • Add dry red chillies and stir well. Cover the pot and cook on high heat for 5 minutes, stirring often to make sure that it does not stick to the bottom of the pot.
  • Add tikka masala and water; stir well. Lightly mash the turnips with the back of the ladle, while stirring. Cook till the liquid almost dries up. Serve hot, accompanied with rice and plain yoghurt
Calories: 148 kcal
Carbohydrates: 11 g
Protein: 2 g
Fat: 11g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 88 mg
Potassium: 347 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 7 g
Vitamin A: 321 IU
Vitamin C: 75 mg
Calcium: 43 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Curries
Cuisine Indian
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