Shalgam (Turnip) Kebab


Shalgam (Turnip) Kebabs 

The turnip is a root vegetable commonly grown in temperate climates worldwide for its white, bulbous taproot. Small, tender varieties are grown for human consumption, while larger varieties are grown as feed for livestock.
In the north of England and Scotland, the turnip is called neep; the word turnip itself is an old compound of neepNeep often also refers to the larger, yellow rutabaga root vegetable which is also known as the “swede”.

Preparation Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 45 min
Total Time: 1 hr 10 min

Recipe type:Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian

Serves: 2-3


  • Turnips(Shalgam), quartered 2
  • ·       Haldi 1tsp
  •           Red chilli powder 1tsp
  •           Coriander powder 1tsp
  •           Cumin powder 1tsp
  •           Chaat Masala 1-1/2 tsp
  •           Garam Masala 1tsp
  •           Oil to shallow fry 3-4tbsp
  • ·         Onions 2, sliced fine
  • ·         Roasted gram lentils/Besan-1 big bowl
  • ·         Salt to taste



  1.         Fry sliced onions in 1 tablespoon oil till golden brown and crisp.
  2.         Grind coarsely. 
  3.         Boil turnips in water/give a 3-4 whistle in a cooker
  4.         When cooked discard the water,Mash turnips finely.

       5. Add salt, red chillies, all-spice, gram masala powder,chaat masala,ground onions and besan.

        6.Mix and knead well. Divide mixture into small equal parts
       7. Deep fry on a griddle pan till golden brown.
       8. Serve hot with chutney or Sauce


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