May 30, 2015

Turnip & Potato Stir Fry Recipe / Noolkol Poriyal Recipe

I always see turnip in my supermarket but i never pick them. I have never tasted them in my entire life. Last week we went to our super market, i decided to grab couple of those. I came home and made a simple poriyal using that and it was delicious, it tasted healthy..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves : 4


Turnip / Noolkol - 2 peeled and chopped
Potato - 1 peeled and chopped
Oil - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal podi - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Green Chillies - 1 chopped finely
Water as splash
Coconut -1/2 cup grated


Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add in mustard, cumin and urad dal. Let it sizzle.

Add in turnip, potato and toss well.Add in green chillies and mix well.

Add in salt, chilli powder and turmeric powder. Mix well.

Now add in coconut and water. Cover and pressure cook. Cook it on low heat for 10 mins.

Now open the cooker and mix well.



You will need two turnip and one potato

first peel the turnip 

cut them into small pieces

peel and cut the potatoes into the same size as well

Now take your remaining ingredients

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, crackle mustard and urad dal

add in cumin seeds

add in turnip and potatoes

Add in green chillies as well and toss well 

add in salt, chilli powder and salt
Mix well

Add in some grated coconut
add a splash of water

mix well and Pressure cook
Now it is done



  1. I don't like the smell of turnip but I think this preparation would go good

  2. I tried this recipe and it turned out very well.. Very easy and delicious recipe.. Thank you

  3. Can we add coconut after the pressure.


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