Aloo Shalgam

Aloo shalgam is a homely potato and turnip curry cooked mainly in North India and Pakistan.

30 minutes

1 hour 5 minutes


Also works a treat with: Oil in place of the butter for a vegan version, Any root veg in place of the potatoes and turnips

Book: Curry Legend Veg Curries (p92)

Goes great with: Parathas (p176), Rajasthani Panchmel Dhal (p125) and Mint Raita (p222)

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Aloo shalgam is a homely potato and turnip curry cooked mainly in North India and Pakistan - winters there can be surprisingly cold so this warming stew-like dish is just the ticket!

Cook it as a fantastic alternative to your usual winter warmers.

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30 minutes

1 hour 5 minutes



4 with sides


Low Effort

Main Ingredient


Main Ingredient

Root Veg



Veggie Friendly

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

Taste Profile

Meal Taste


Meal Taste





Popular Style




  • 500g floury potatoes - peeled and cut into wedges
  • 250g turnips - quartered if large
  • 1 large onion - thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic - finely chopped
  • Fresh ginger - finely chopped to make 1 tbsp
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 10g bunch of coriander - finely chopped
  • 25g butter

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