Radish is cultivated all over the world and in India too. Both the tap root and the leaves are used in cooking. Radish comes in two colours – white and pink. Rich in carbohydrates, vitamins B, C and salts, Radishes has high medicinal value. Radishes can be added to vegetable juice to spice up the flavor a little. In this form, they can help clear your sinus cavities and soothe your sore throat. The vitamin C in radishes is an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, and has been shown to have a positive effect on asthma symptoms because of its anti-inflammatory properties. Potassium can help lower your risk of kidney stones and strokes, and radishes along a diet high in other fruits and vegetables can significantly lower your risk of multiple sclerosis.

Cucumber and Radish Salad
Cucumber, Radish, Salad

Cucumber and Radish Salad

A simple, delicious and healthy salad for the summer. Ingredients: Cucumber – 2, medium, chopped or sliced Radishes – 500 gms, chopped Red Onion – 2, medium, finely chopped or sliced Coriander Leaves – big handful, chopped Lemon Juice – 1/4 cup (or as per taste) Red Capsicum – 1, […]

Red Radishes
Chutneys and Sauces, Radish

Red Radish Chutney

A simple and easy to make chutney with red radishes. Ideal as a side dish for idli or dosa. Ingredients: Red Radishes – 125 gms Roasted Gram – 3/4 tblsp Dry Red Chillies – 2 Tamarind Extract – 2 tblsp Coconut – 2 tsp, grated Asafoetida Powder – a small […]

Radish Pakoda
Pakoda, Radish

Radish Pakoda

Pakoda or Pakora is a popular evening/teatime snack. Simple and easy to make, there are many variations to this snack. Ingredients: Radish – 2 cups, grated Bengal Gram Dal – 2 cups Rice Flour – 1/4 cup Paneer – 1/2 cup, grated Onions – 2, finely chopped Garam Masala Powder […]

Mullangi (White Radish) Kootu
Kootu, Radish

Mullangi Kootu

Kootus are an integral part of South Indian cuisine, especially Tamil cuisine. Often made as a substitute to sambar varieties, kootus are made using a variety of vegetables. Most common of them all include cabbage, radish and chow chow (chayote). They are best served with rice. Ingredients: White Radish – […]

Fried Radish Balls
Radish, Snacks

Fried Radish Balls

A delicious evening snack made with white radish. A great way to get kids to eat radish. Ingredients: White Radish – 4 Roasted Gram Flour – 1/2 cup Breadcrumbs – 2 tblsp Coriander Leaves – handful, finely chopped Sambar Onions (Shallots) – 6, peeled Dry Red Chillies – 4 Coconut […]

Cucumber Radish Raita
Cucumber, Radish, Raita

Radish Cucumber Raita

A simple and delicious raita for the hot summer months. This combination is sure to cool your body from the scorching heat. Ingredients: Tender Radish – 1, peeled, grated Cucumber – 1, peeled, grated Tomato – 1, chopped Curd – 1/2 cup Coriander Powder – little Cumin Powder – little […]

white radish
Radish, Side Dish

Mullangi (Radish) Poriyal

Ingredients: Mullangi (White Radish) – 2, peeled, sliced or chopped Onion – 1, sliced Green Chillies – 2, sliced Moong Dal – 2 tsp Oil – 1 tsp Saunf – 1 tsp Salt as per taste Method: 1. Soak the dal for 15 minutes and drain well. 2. Heat oil […]

Creamy Radish Soup
Radish, Soup

Creamy Radish Soup

Ingredients: Radishes – 1 cup, sliced + 1 tblsp finely sliced Onions – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Potato – 1, small, peeled, chopped Milk – 1 cup Sour Cream – 1/2 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil – 1 tblsp Parsley – 2 tsp, chopped Pepper Powder as per taste Salt as […]

Red Radish Pickle
Pickles, Radish

Red Radish Pickle

Ingredients: Red Radish – 5 to 6, cleaned, washed, peeled Lemon Juice – 10 to 12 tblsp Carom Seeds – 1 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp Salt – 5 to 6 tsp Sugar – 3 tsp Method: 1. Slice 1 radish into thin circles and grate the […]