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Parsnip Curry
From: Karen Sonnessa

American Wholefoods Cuisine
by Nikki & David Goldbeck
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Recipe By: Nikki & David Goldbeck, "American Wholefoods Cuisine";
Serving Size: 4

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne -- more for spicy curry
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound parsnips -- peeled and cubed
  • 1/3 cup green peppers -- cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
Saute onion in oil in a 1 1/2 quart pot for 5 to 8 minutes until golden.
Add spices and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Add water, salt, and parsnips, bring to a boil, cover, and simmer over low heat for 20 to 30 minutes until vegetable is tender but not mushy.
Sauce will become quite thick.

Garnish with pepper strips and peanuts before serving.