Goan Moolyacho Ross Recipe - Goan Radish Dal Curry

Dive into the flavors of Goa with our Goan Moolyacho Ross Recipe - a tangy and mildly spiced radish curry that’s a true comfort food. This traditional Goan dish, made with tender radish and a blend of aromatic spices, is perfect for a wholesome meal. Serve it with steamed rice or freshly baked bread to experience an authentic Goan culinary delight that will leave your taste buds dancing!

Raksha Kamat
Goan Moolyacho Ross Recipe - Goan Radish Dal Curry
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Goan Moolyacho Ross is a traditional Goan preparation. Ross means Goan curry and moolo means radish. This curry is similar to Goan drumstick curry or sangacho ross, but to this curry mom does not add black pepper seeds. You can have this curry with steamed rice, rava fried vegetable, stir fry or bhaji, kokum kadi, papad and salad to have a simple Goan veg lunch.

This curry may appear simple, but it is nutritious as radish is loaded with fibre, vitamin B6 and folic acid which are very good for health. Also radish controls blood pressure and if good for diabetics. Dal is rich in protein and folic acid.

Serve Goan Moolyacho Ross along with Steamed Rice and Cauliflower Thoran for a perfect weekday meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Goan recipes such as

  1. Goan Kaju Curry Recipe
  2. Goan Mackerel Curry Recipe
  3. Goan Mushroom Xacuti Recipe

Cuisine: Goan Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 2 Mooli/ Mullangi (Radish) , peeled
  • 1/2 cup Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal)
  • 1/2 Onion , finely chopped
  • 6 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1 Green Chilli , slit
  • 4 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • Tamarind , lemon sized
  • 1/2 teaspoon Jaggery , grated
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Goan Moolyacho Ross Recipe - Goan Radish Dal Curry

  1. To begin making the Goan Moolyacho Ross recipe, prep all the ingredients and keep them ready.

  2. Cut peeled radish into 1.5-inch long finger-shaped pieces.

  3. In a pressure cooker, combine dal, radish, chopped onion, and 1 cup water. Pressure cook for 4 whistles and turn off the heat.

  4. Meanwhile, grind grated coconut, dry red chilies, coriander seeds, tamarind, and turmeric powder with 1/2 cup water into a thick paste using a blender.

  5. Mix the coconut gravy with the cooked dal and radish in the pressure cooker. Add grated jaggery and mix well.

  6. Simmer the Goan Moolyacho Ross gravy for 10 minutes. Season with salt to taste.

  7. Serve hot with steamed rice and Cauliflower Thoran for a perfect weekday meal.

  8. This Goan Radish Curry recipe, known as Moolyacho Ross, features dal and radish cooked in a coconut-based gravy. It's a traditional Goan dish that's easy to make and pairs perfectly with steamed rice. Enjoy this flavorful Goan curry for a wholesome family dinner!