Spicy Mullangi Thogayal Recipe (Radish Chutney)
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Radish is a high fibre root vegetable. Regular intake of radish help one remain younger and healthier. It protects us from seasonal cold and cough that is prevalent in this monsoon season. The Mullangi Thogayal is a spicy chutney that tastes great when mixed with rice and ghee. It can be a great side dish for rotis or phulkas. Radish is grated and is sautéed along with ginger, tamarind and chillies. They are then coarsely ground along with roasted lentils. The pachadi is a quick gluten free and vegan recipe.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Chutney recipes such as
- 1 cup Mooli/ Mullangi (Radish) , grated
- 2 teaspoons Black Urad Dal (Split)
- 1/4 cup Fresh coconut
- 20 grams Tamarind , soaked in water
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
- Salt , to taste For tempering
- 2 teaspoons Sesame (Gingelly) Oil
- 1 teaspoon Black Urad Dal (Split)
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 1/4 cup Curry leaves
How to make Spicy Mullangi Thogayal Recipe (Radish Chutney)
To begin making the Mullangi Thogayal recipe, heat a pan over medium heat. Add the Urad dal and red chillies and roast until dal is lightly browned. Once roasted, add the grated radish, salt, coconut, turmeric powder and asafoetida.
Saute until the radish (mullangi) is softened. Once softened, add the cooked mullangi thogayal ingredients into the turbo chop along with the soaked tamarind and make smooth paste.
Add a little water if required while grinding. Once done, transfer to a serving bowl.
For the tadka, heat oil over medium heat; add the mustard seeds and urad dal and allow the dal to roast and turn golden brown. Stir in the curry leaves and pour the tadka over the Mullangi Thogayal.
Masterchefmom aka Uma Raghuraman is passionate about cooking and loves to experiment with Indian and World cuisine. She shares her experiences step by step and amazing recipes through her blog, www.masterchefmom.blogspot.in. A self taught and compulsive baker she tries to bring in right balance of taste, nutrition and presentation to all her dishes. A mother to two teenagers and having been with children as a school teacher for over five years, she understands child psychology and the role played by food in influencing their eating habits.