Fried Turnip Patties

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Chef Patience

From “The Indian Menu Planner”. Posted for the Zaar World Tour 2005.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. If you are using sliced onions, fry them until crisp in 1 tbsp oil, then coarsely grind them. Set onions aside.
  2. If using dehydrated onions, just set aside. DO NOT REHYDRATE!
  3. Place quartered turnips in a deep pot and cover with water. Boil them until soft.
  4. Remove the turnips from the water and, using a piece of muslin, squeeze out as much water as you can. Discard all of the liquid.
  5. Mash the turnips, adding the onions, salt, chili powder, and garam masala. Mix well to combine.
  6. Divide into 8 pieces and flatten into patty shape with wet hands and pat dry.
  7. Fry in ¼ c oil until golden brown.
  8. Serve hot.

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