Gojji hakh

Gogji/shalgam and Hakh, a delicious Kashmiri dish prepared with turnips and greens is the perfect comfort food on a winter’s day. It can be served with rice or quinoa.


  • 3 large Turnips, peeled, cut into quarters and sprinkled with sea salt for 20 min
  • 2 bunches Chinese broccoli leaves or kohlrabi leaves
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 green chilies
  • 5 Garlic cloves
  • 1 small onion
  • cumin seeds
  • 1 pinch asafetida
  • turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground fennel
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • salt
  • 1 teaspoon black cumin seeds


  1. Heat a tbsp of mustard oil in a pan and sauté garlic, green chillies, chopped onion, cumin seeds and pinch of hing
  2. Add turnip and fry for about 3 mins.
  3. Add tomatoes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, ground coriander, ground fennel, ground ginger and salt to taste. sauté for a few minutes.
  4. Add the greens and a cup of water and pressure cook for about 4-5 whistles.
  5. Add black cumin seeds at the last minute of cooking.
  6. Serve Gogji and Hakh hot with rice.

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