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:

Mehjabeen Arif said... Reply To This Comment

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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..

Chandrani Banerjee said... Reply To This Comment

Yummmm very tasty dal.

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

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

Kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

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

Alessandra said... Reply To This Comment

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

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Radhika said... Reply To This Comment

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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Fathima said... Reply To This Comment

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!

Fathima said... Reply To This Comment

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!

Fathima said... Reply To This Comment

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!

Fathima said... Reply To This Comment

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!

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

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

Lizy said... Reply To This Comment

Good dish Priya. Radish leaves are highly nutritious too.

Jay said... Reply To This Comment

great idea...so easy n looks healthy..
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hemalata said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and healthy dal,nice idea

miri goes phishing! said... Reply To This Comment

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

Shobha said... Reply To This Comment

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

SravsCulinaryConcepts said... Reply To This Comment

Nice idea !! love to have with rotis

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Reshmi Mahesh said... Reply To This Comment

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..

Shanthi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

Nice idea...dal looks yumm

Vimitha Anand said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy and delicious curry...

Elisabeth said... Reply To This Comment

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

Suja said... Reply To This Comment

Wonderful idea,healthy combo..real comfort food.

Harini said... Reply To This Comment

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!

Tina said... Reply To This Comment

healthy n comforting food.....

Authenticoriyafood said... Reply To This Comment

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

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

What a great use of radish greens ~ love the recipe dear :)
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Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Reply To This Comment

I love adding greens to my dal, never tried radish greens, have to give a go :)

Saraswathi Iyer said... Reply To This Comment

Looks delicious.

DD said... Reply To This Comment

wow!!!this is the first time I hear abt radish in dal!!looks yummylicious!!!
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DD said... Reply To This Comment

wow!!!this is the first time I hear abt radish in dal!!looks yummylicious!!!
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Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Radish green dal looks delicious and healthy.

Torviewtoronto said... Reply To This Comment

healthy combination delicious

sangee vijay said... Reply To This Comment

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

1-2Punch said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sobha Shyam said... Reply To This Comment

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

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Amritha Kalyani said... Reply To This Comment

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..

Mugdha said... Reply To This Comment

healthy,perfect and yummy combo...:)

SavithaRaj's Spice Land said... Reply To This Comment

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

Mary said... Reply To This Comment

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

Chaitanya said... Reply To This Comment

very yummy and healthy
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saffronstreaks said... Reply To This Comment

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

Saras said... Reply To This Comment

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

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Raina said... Reply To This Comment

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

Vardhini said... Reply To This Comment

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

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kitchen flavours said... Reply To This Comment

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

MaryMoh said... Reply To This Comment

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

Angie's Recipes said... Reply To This Comment

The dal and radish greens seem perfect together.

Laxmi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Silver Strands said... Reply To This Comment

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

Ameya said... Reply To This Comment

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

Simply Life said... Reply To This Comment

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

Mimi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Nadji said... Reply To This Comment

Ca semble original et délicieux.
A très bientôt.

Priya Sreeram said... Reply To This Comment

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

Vidhya said... Reply To This Comment

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

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

I generally make salad. But this looks tempting!

sonu said... Reply To This Comment

interesting and new recipe again !

JishasKitchen said... Reply To This Comment

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

Anne said... Reply To This Comment

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 :-)

You have a pretty impressive blog here with such an extensive collection of recipes. Hats off!

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