Aash-E Shalgham

Total Time
1hr 15mins
15 mins
1 hr

Turnip Soup (Persian/Iranian)

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  1. Mix ground meat with grated onions, salt and black pepper.
  2. Shape into small balls, and fry in oil until colour changes.
  3. Add 4-5 glasses of hot water and split peas and cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  4. Wash turnip and rice.
  5. Peel turnip and cut into a few pieces.
  6. Add both to aash.
  7. Also add turmeric, salt and black pepper.
  8. Mix well and cook over low heat for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. If using fresh mint, wash and chop finely.
  10. Fry mint in oil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes and pour over aash when serving.