How to make Gogroon Thoom -

Turnips cooked with plenty of garlic

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Turnips (shalgam/gogroon), Crushed garlic (thoom)

Cuisine : Sindhi

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Gogroon Thoom

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Sindhi cuisine is delightful, and those who have had a taste of it will know that there is a great deal of flavour and spice in this cuisine. This does not mean that all food in Sindhi cuisine is spicy, as there are plenty of sweet dishes in it to. 
Sindhi cuisine is a result of many influences - Baluchistan touches the border of Sindh and so does Punjab – so there is bound to be an immigration of ideas! It goes without saying that pre-partition played an immense role in making Sindhi cuisine what it is today. As Sindh was once part of India, Indian foods have had a large influence is shaping Sindhi cuisine. The spicy and aromatic features of Sindhi and Indian meals are similar. Sindhi cuisine refers to the cuisine of the Sindhis from Sindh, Pakistan and India. 
Combinations of dishes are also important in Sindhi cuisine. Over the years the best ones have lasted and are repeatedly presented together.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Gogroon Thoom Recipe

  • Turnips (shalgam/gogroon) peeled 4 medium

  • Crushed garlic (thoom) 3 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoons

  • Green chillies 2

  • Tomatoes finely chopped 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Cut turnips into big cubes.

Step 2

Add onions to the cooker and sauté till lightly browned. Add ginger and garlic and sauté for half a minute.

Step 3

Slit green chillies without cutting through and add to the cooker. Add tomatoes and saute till tomatoes become soft. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder and mix. Add turnip cubes and salt and mix well. Add sugar and mix well. Add 2 cups water and garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 4

Cover the cooker with the lid and cook under pressure till pressure is released 3 times (3 whistles).

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve immediately.

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