Thursday, May 3, 2012

Radish Leaf Curry / Mullangi Elai Kootu

Radish Leaves Curry / Mullangi Elai Kootu


Moong dhal - 1 cup
Onion - 1 no , chopped,
Tomato - 1 no , chopped
Green chilli - 2 no, slit
Garlic pods -  2 no , crushed
Salt - to taste
Radish leaves - a bunch, chopped.
Turmeric powder - 1 pinch
Hing - 1 pinch
Water - 2 cups


Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dhal - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Red chilli - 1 no


I want to farmers market last week and saw these fresh radish bunch . After I came home, I cleaned the radish and  freezed the leaves.

In a pressure cooker , add the washed moong dal , tomato , onion , green chilli , garlic pods , 2 cups water, turmeric powder , hing and pressure cook for 2 whistles .

In a shallow pan , heat oil , add the mustard seeds and allow it to Pop.Add the cumin seeds and urad dhal .
Now add the chopped radish leaves and cook till leaves become soft . 

Transfer this cooked leaf to the pressure cooked dhal

Add salt , Mash it well , and bring it to boil.Cook for 5 minutes and put off the flame.

Serve hot with steamed rice .


  1. very delicious curry.

  2. Wow very tempting curry, and great step by step pictures:)thanks for sharing

  3. Thx for linking the healthy kootu to the event. I make similar kootu too.

    Event: Side Dishes
    Event: Spinach

  4. good one.. never done anything like this!

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  6. Nice kootu.. I usually make a drt stir fry with this.

  7. never tasted radish... this seems inviting

  8. kootu and rice - even thinking about it makes me slip into a comfort zone..

  9. Healthy and super delightful curry !! Thanks for linking to the event!! Appreciate it :)

    Ongoing event CC:Mom’s Recipe

  10. Thankyou for linking this recipe with cook with love dad event.As is guest hosting this event please can you link event announcement on your post. This is mandatory. Thanks.

  11. All your recipes look amazing ! thanks for the lovely blog ;-)... and your recipes are great inspiration !!!!
    thought You might like this

  12. Glad I've found this. I love curry! I love the taste of curcumin.