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Shalgam(Turnip) Paratha

Noolkol in tamil

Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

no need of ajwain.for mooli paratha use ajwain.u can try with pink salad turnips too.

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 2 cups Whole wheat flour
    • 4 nos.medium sized turnip
    • 1 tbsp yoghurt(curd)
    • 2 green chillies
    • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder(haldi)
    • 1/4 tsp chaat masala(everest)
    • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
    • 3/4 tsp salt
    • 1 tbsp oil
    • water as needed


    1. Peel the skin of turnip and grate it in the grater.
    2. Finely chop the green chillies.
    3. In a large bowl,mix whole wheat flour,grated turnip, yoghurt, chopped green chillis, turmeric powder, chaat masala powder, red chili powder and salt with sufficient water and knead to a stiff dough.
    4. keep aside for 10 minutes.
    5. Dvide the dough into equal balls
    6. Roll the ball with the rolling pin by dusting little flour.
    7. Make it round shape slightly thicker than roti.
    8. Heat the tawa and place the shalgam paratha in it.
    9. Apply oil.Flip to other side when one side is cooked and golden brown spots appears.
    10. shalgam paratha is ready.
    11. Serve hot with yoghurt or srikand or any pickle.



    Hi ! I've never tasted dis Veggie . Thank U ... I'm gonna introduce dis into my menu . Knol khol is an antioxidant . Rich in fibre and a gud source of Vit C , Vit E and Carotene .


    Dear Rajeshwari,Wow! we normally make shalgam pickle and shalgam sabji.shalgam Paratha never tried.Will try soon.