Recipe/ Salad/ Vegan African/Vegetarian/ vegetarian

Masala Spiced Yellow Root Roast

Rainbow food series



1 each of yellow and orange carrots
2 swedes
1 tbsp ghee (olive oil for vegan alternative)
2 cloves of garlic
1 tsp garam masala
1 stalk of curry leaves


1. Roughly chop the scrubbed or peeled foot veggies into chunks then parboil for 10 to 15 minutes in salted water. Strain and set aside to cool and “dry out”.
2. Heat up the ghee in a pan and throw in the whole garlic cloves, masala and curry leaves to temper for 30 seconds.
3. Return the vegetables to the pan and toss to cover in the spiced ghee.
4. Fling into a roasting pan and roast at 180 degrees for 25 minutes or till golden brown.


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    March 8, 2013 at 8:56 pm

    Fantastic idea with the garam masala. I just bought tons in bulk, and am looking forward to trying this!! Are Swedes akin to our Rutabagas (Turnips)? I’m loving the progression of your Rainbow!!!

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      March 9, 2013 at 3:55 am

      Hi Deittra! You are absolutely right, they are rutabagas! Re: the rainbow, still have to figure out my blue! :p

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    March 10, 2013 at 12:18 am

    YES, the very idea of seeing B-I-V through your creations is very Exciting!

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