White radish / mooli is peel and grated. Grated radish is salted and squeezed to release excess water. Oil is tempered with spices and onion is cooked in it along with grated radish. Serve grated radish curry with steamed rice or with roti.
Makes: around 2 Servings of Grated Radish Curry.
White Radish 1 Large
Onion 1 Small
Green Chiles 1 – 2
Dry or Fresh Coconut 2 Tbsps
Turmeric Powder a big Pinch
Salt to taste
Chana Dal 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 1 tsp
Method of preparation:
Peel, remove the ends, wash and grate the radish.
Peel and finely chop the onion.
Remove stems, wash and finely chop green chiles.
Add grated radish into a bowl, apply few pinches of salt and leave the radish aside for around 5 – 10 minutes.
Squeeze the grated radish between the palms to release the water and reserve the grated radish.
Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add green chiles and onion.
When onion turns translucent and starts to change color, add grated radish and turmeric powder.
Cook for couple of minutes till the radish turns soft.
Stir in dry or fresh coconut and remove from heat.
Serve grated radish curry with steamed rice or with roti.
Notes: Make sure radish is cook properly before removing from heat.
Suggestions: If radish is not cooked properly, put it back on heat and cook covered on low flame till done.
Variations: Check other radish recipes here.
Other Names: Grated Radish Curry, Mullangi Koru Kura.