Friday, January 29, 2010

White Raddish/Daikon Curry

How about using Raddish in cooking today?Never given a thought to Raddish as a curry? It is definitely one of those vegetables which does not have a tolerable odour.But,Raddish is rich in Vitamin C and is also known to posses cancer-protective poperties. It is also good for diabetes patients.

Mooli paratha is a satisying meal on its own. But,as a curry too raddish is tasty. Do give this one a try!

What you will need

1 cup white raddish/daikon-finely shredded
1 small onion-finely chopped
Mustard seeds - 1/2 spoon
Cumin seeds - 1/2 spoon
urad dal - 1/2 spoon
asafoetida - 1 pinch
curry leaves - 4-5 in no.
ginger-garlic paste - 1 spoon
Corriander /dhaniya powder - about 1 spoon
Kitchen king masala - 1/2 spoon(optional)
Chilli powder - as per taste
Salt to taste
Oil for stir-frying
Cilantro/corriander leaves for the garnish
Lemon juice - 2 tsp(or to taste) - optional

Heat oil in a skillet/kadai and splutter mustard seeds. Once done,add cumin seeds,urad dal followed by asafoetida and curry leaves.

Next add the onions and saute for 2-3 mins.Add ginger garlic paste.Let it cook for 1-2 mins more.
Now,added the shredded raddish.Let it cook for about 5 mins. Raddish releases water while cooking so may take some time to cook. After about 5 mins ,add all the dry spices and mix well. Continue cooking it until all the water is absorbed . This might take about 3-5 mins.
Switch off the stove and garnish with cilantro.
Add lemon juice before serving(optional). Enjoyed best with rice and dal/sambhar. It goes well with rotis too.


  1. Hi Shanthi,
    Thanks for the post. Good to know that you liked it.


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