Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Radish Leaf Sabji

Radish Leaf Sabji:

Radishes are some of the cutest vegetables and they are available year-round in vegetable market.Radish's leaf is already cut off before putting on sale, that we throw away what some consider to be the best part of the radish. It’s rich in vitamin and really good to eat with rice. Radish & radish leaves both are rich in minerals and in vitamins A,B,C,D and E. it is really a very healthy recipe. So, recycle your radish leaves.

English name: Radish Leaves

Botanical name: Raphanus sativus

Sanskrit name: Mulaka patra

Tamil name: Mullangi keerai


Radish Leaves –1 bunch

yellow moong (mung) dal -1/4 cup soaked for an hour

Peanuts – handful

Oil – 1 tablespoon

Red Chilies – 2 – crushed

Mustard Seeds-1tsp

Urad Dal-1tsp

Lime juice -2 tsp

Salt as per taste


1.Remove the leaves from the Radish Wash and chop the leaves and keep aside.

2. Grind the Peanuts to a Coarse Powder.

3. Heat oil in a Kadai, add rye and let it splutter. Then add urad dal and wait until it turns golden brown, add chilies.

4.Then add moong dal, add little water and let it cook until almost done.

5. Now add the Radish leaves,Sprinkle little water and Keep until the Radish and the Leaves are Cooked.mix well, add salt and turn off the heat.

6.Now add the Peanut powder and squeeze lime amd mix well thoroughly.

7.Serve hot with riceor chapathi.(If you like ½ cup of freshly grated coconut can be added.)