Monday, October 30, 2006

Mullangi Paruppu curry - Radish with Toor dal curry

I wanted to experiment today with white radish and tuvar dal. Was not sure how it will turn out.
But then it turned out good. Use white radish when cooking this curry. I am not sure how the red skinned radish will taste.Mullangi is the Malayalam name for radish. I used Coconut oil....that gave out a good aroma and flavor of the coconut.





Ingredients

1 cup - Tuvar dal/toor dal
or Masoor dal
2 cups - Chopped Mullangi/white radish

3 - Green chilli slit in center
1 inch - ginger chopped
1 - Tomato chopped
1 tsp - Crushed red chilli powder
1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
Salt to taste

Seasoning

1tsp - Mustard seeds
2 - Shallots chopped
Curry leaves
Coconut oil

Method

1 ) Cook tuvar dal in enough water with turmeric powder, crushed red chilli powder, green chilli, ginger , tomato and salt.
2 ) When tuvar dal is half cooked add the chopped radish and cook till radish is well cooked with tuvar dal.
When cooking with masoor dal, cook radish along with dal, since masoor dal cooks fast.
3 ) Now season with mustard, shallots and curry leaves in coconut oil

Serve with rice or chapathi.

This is a simple curry....... tastes really good. Give it a try.

1 comment:

Purnima said...

Praveena,
Shall try this for tonight's dinner..don't hv radish..but I shall substitute carrot instead. Tks for posting..shall return with feedback