Friday, July 8, 2011

Radish Greens Dal

If you are able to get radishes with their greens, dont ever trash those greens anymore..You can very well use them for making dals or soups, i simply prepared this wonderful looking comforting dal with those greens,toor dal and with garlic cloves, we enjoyed having this garlic flavoured dal for our yesterday's lunch along with simple okra fry,both together turned out our lunch super filling,healthy and comforting..



2cups Radish greens (chopped)
3/4cup Toor dal
1/4tsp Turmeric powder
1/2tsp Red chilly powder
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1/2tsp Cumin seeds
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
6nos Garlic pods(crushed)
2nos Dry red chillies
Few curry leaves
Salt
Oil

Cook toordal with turmeric powder and chopped greens in pressure cooker upto 3hisses, add the chilly powder,salt and water,cook everything for few minutes..

Heat enough oil in a pan,let splutters the mustard seeds,cumin seeds,asafoetida powder and curry leaves, add the dry red chillies, crushed garlic pods,fry until they turn brown, add this tempered spices to the dal and put off the stove...

Serve hot with rice,papads or any spicy side dish..

60 comments:

  1. Hey ... Hope u are doing good.. I am back blogging ... yay ! :)

    OOh.. this is such a wonderful comforting food.. I have always had the idea that these leaves might not taste good.. but now .. I am never gonna throw this ever again..

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  2. Ya very comforting dhal even i dont throw away those greens if i get with them!!!

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  3. Though I feel that the raddish greens taste a bit bitter, but still I don't miss a chance of preparing them for their health benefits...your recipe sounds super delicious

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  4. Great! I really like to eat radish greens :-)

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  5. I get them very rarely here. But when i do I make stir fry out of them. This combo looks great. next time gonna try out this. Bookmarked.


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  6. Great recipe. I normally do the same dish with palak or drumstick leaves, the toor dal will mask the slight bitterness of radish leaves and we get all the medicinal benefits also. How cool is that!

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  7. Great recipe. I normally do the same dish with palak or drumstick leaves, the toor dal will mask the slight bitterness of radish leaves and we get all the medicinal benefits also. How cool is that!

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  8. Great recipe. I normally do the same dish with palak or drumstick leaves, the toor dal will mask the slight bitterness of radish leaves and we get all the medicinal benefits also. How cool is that!

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  9. Great recipe. I normally do the same dish with palak or drumstick leaves, the toor dal will mask the slight bitterness of radish leaves and we get all the medicinal benefits also. How cool is that!

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  10. Never tried cooking radish leaves,looks delish and its very good for health too!

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  11. Good dish Priya. Radish leaves are highly nutritious too.

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  12. great idea...so easy n looks healthy..
    Tasty Appetite

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  13. Delicious and healthy dal,nice idea

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  14. great recipe priya....just perfect as a quick dish...:).

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  15. I make sabzi with radish greens...Dal looks relishing too.

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  16. My mom used to prepare this...Its very delicious...but here my hubby runs away from radish...infact after marriage brought this only once..Your recipe looks very delicious..

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  17. Very healthy bowl with the radish leaves. Nice way of making it

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  18. Such a yummy and comforting dish.
    I would love to eat this with nice fluffy white rice!

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  19. Wonderful idea,healthy combo..real comfort food.

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  20. looks good.neber cooked with radish greens..And I don't remember seeing radish greens here in the stores.. will an eye on it next time!

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  21. healthy n comforting food.....

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  22. Wow..this looks like one yummy recipe!!!

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  23. What a great use of radish greens ~ love the recipe dear :)
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  24. I love adding greens to my dal, never tried radish greens, have to give a go :)

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  25. wow!!!this is the first time I hear abt radish in dal!!looks yummylicious!!!
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  26. wow!!!this is the first time I hear abt radish in dal!!looks yummylicious!!!
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  27. Radish green dal looks delicious and healthy.

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  28. looks very comforting...never used raddish greens but going to try this soon...so inviting n perfect with rotis n rice...yum..

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  29. This one sounds good, a great tip for using radish green. Who knew?

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  30. very healthy n delicious, nice way of using the radish greens, lovely idea dear..

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  31. Woowww! I did use the leaves in a different recipe just couple of days back and another one to try with the leaves. Am sure to try this recipe soon. looks so good and healthy..

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  32. healthy,perfect and yummy combo...:)

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  33. Have few of these in the yard..got to try this now..Bookmarked..

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  34. This sounds wonderful. I hope you have a great weekend. Blessings...Mary

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  35. very yummy and healthy
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  36. We usually stir fry the radish greens sp the one in winter with long leaf, otherwise I use it in salads, nxt time will try it in dals like u, wonderful idea

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  37. I always omit radish greens.. will try to make this way..comforting dish.

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  38. Great idea to use the greens! It sounds healthy and delicious:)

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  39. Quick and tasty. I do kootu with all these greens too if I have the patience to clean them :)

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  40. What a lovely dish! I always discard the greens! Thanks for sharing!

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  41. I will get healthy by just coming to your blog! :D Your food are always so healthy and look delicious...mmm Thanks very much for sharing. MaryMoh at http://www.keeplearningkeepsmiling.com

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  42. The dal and radish greens seem perfect together.

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  43. I never knew Radish greens can be used... Thanks for sharing.

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  44. I have never, ever tasted radish greens ... glad you shared this with us! And glad I found your blog :)

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  45. Yummy dal-great way to use radish greens!! :)

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  46. I've never used radish greens - good to know!

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  47. What a great little recipe I have never cooked my radish greens before.
    Mimi

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  48. Ca semble original et délicieux.
    A très bientôt.

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  49. yes priya, radish greens are indeed loaded with all goodness and this dal looks super yum !

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  50. I haven't tried using the radish greens but would surely try this as it sounds so easy and healthy.

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  51. I generally make salad. But this looks tempting!

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  52. interesting and new recipe again !

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  53. very healthy and tempting curry.....looks awesome..

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  54. Hi Priya,
    Thanks for this recipe-I've often wondered what to do with the radish greens and end up wasting them as I had no idea how they would taste. Will try this out next time :-)

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