Monday, March 23, 2009

Baby Radish Raita

Baby radish....Looks beautiful in bright pinkish red color with greens on the top. I was introduced to this beautiful veggie by my Mother in Law (MIL). She made sambar with baby radish... I tried to make raita with it...It was aw some for chappathi..It was a great hit with my hubby too..

Radish is:

Low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol
High in Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Folate, Potassium, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Magnesium, Copper and Manganese

The nutritional value of radish makes it ideal for:

Maintaining optimum health
Weight loss

Avoid including too many Radishes in your diet if you're interested in:

Weight gain (Source)

Ingredients:
1 bunch baby radish with greens
2 greenchillies
1 cup yogurt
salt to Taste

Seasoning: Oil, Mustard seeds, Urad dal and channa dal

Preparation:

Clean the radish thoroughly. Chop the leaves and keep them in flowing cold water. It removes any sand residue in the greens. Chop the greens and grate the radish.

Do the seasoning, Add greenchillies, greens and grated radish. Saute for 5 mts. Don't over cook it. Radish should be crunchy. Remove from heat. Allow to cool down. Mix with yogurt and adjust salt. Radish raita is ready!!!

Serve with chappathi...

7 comments:

Asha

I make red radish sambhar too, love the raita. These red ones have lot less spiciness than regular Daikon or white radish, great in salad! :)

Vani

I like the red ones better. Less pungent. Raita and sambar are both great with that! Nice entry..

Suparna

Hi Ashwini,
Radish raita looks creamy and rich :) the pics look superb!
TC

Priya

I love this crunchy radish raita, i prepared too long back..looks delicious!!

Malar Gandhi

Raitha looks so good, never tried them b'4...thanks for sharing.

Poornima Nair

Its great to use radish in raitas...adds great texture and flavor. Nice colorful pic.

Ashwini

Thanks Asha, Vani, Priya, Malar & Poornima!!!

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