Kashmiri-Style Kidney Beans with Turnips

Kashmiri-Style Kidney Beans with Turnips This is a winter staple in the Indian state of Kashmir. It is a simple and easy recipe, and immensely satisfying. Serve over plain boiled Basmati rice.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 30 mins

    COOK : 25 mins

    TOTAL : 55 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Place turnips into a saucepan with the water and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the turnip is soft, about 5 minutes. Once tender, stir in the kidney beans, and cook 5 minutes more.

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  • Meanwhile, heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in the cumin and fennel, and cook until the spices toast and become fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in the onion, and cook until it turns golden brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in the minced ginger and garlic, cook and stir for 30 seconds, then add the tomatoes and salt, and continue cooking until the mixture turns pasty. Finally, stir in the paprika, turmeric, ground ginger, and 2 tablespoons water; cook 2 minutes more.

  • Add the tomato mixture to the turnips, and simmer 10 minutes. Season with garam masala before serving.

Per Serving: 226 calories; protein 7.2g; carbohydrates 26.6g; fat 11.1g; sodium 851.7mg.