Mooli Raita Recipe - Spiced Yogurt Salad with Radish
Mooli Raita Recipe is a delicious raita made with yogurt, mooli and some green chilies which give slight heat to the raita. It is a refreshing dahi preparation that can be made in a jiffy and it goes well with parathas or pulaos.
The Radish or Mooli Raita is a high mineral and energy dish. Radish has found its way into many cuisines around the world in terms or salad, coulis, pickles, sambar, stew, chutney or even raita's. The Mooli Raita is a refreshing change to the regular raita's, that you can relish as a yogurt salad as well. It makes a perfect accompaniment to be served along with Paneer Makhani, naans, parathas, biryanis and pulaos.
Did You Know: Radish is a low calorie vegetable, rich in fibre is known to be very good for the liver and stomach and it acts as a powerful detoxifier too. Radishes have long been known to have a low glycemic index, which means that eating it does not impact blood sugar levels. It also helps regulate the absorption of sugars into the bloodstream. Research suggests that the since radish has low glycemic index, having radish root juice or eating raw radish in the form of raita, helps stabilize blood glucose levels and provides slow release energy in turn making it Diabetic friendly. Read more
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- 2 cups Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt)
- 2 Mooli/ Mullangi (Radish) , grated or thinly sliced
- 1/4 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
- 1 Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , small bunch, finely chopped (or dill)
- Salt , to taste
How to make Mooli Raita Recipe - Spiced Yogurt Salad with Radish
To begin making the Mooli Raita Recipe - Spiced Yogurt Salad with Radish, we will first get all the ingredients ready.
Whisk the yogurt in a bowl until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients like the mooli, red chili powder, cumin powder, green chilies, coriander leaves and salt to the yogurt and whisk well. Check the salt and spices and adjust to suit your taste. Serve chilled.