Radish – Mung dal Poriyal

Radish mung dal poriyal

Ingredients (Serves 4)

1. Radish – 1 large, chopped

2. Mung dal – 2.5 tbsp (soaked in enough water for 15 mts)

3.  Oil – 1 tbsp

4. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

    Dried red chilly – 2, broken

    Curry leaves – A few

5. Urad dal – 1/2 tsp

    Chana dal – 1/2 tsp

6. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

7. Grated coconut – 2 – 3 tbsp

8. Lemon juice – 1 tsp

9. Salt – To taste

Salt – To taste


Heat oil in a pan at medium heat. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dry red chilies and curry leaves. Next add urad dal and chana dal and fry until golden. Add chopped radish and drained mung dal. Sprinkle 1 – 2 tbsp water and cook covered for 6 – 8 minutes stirring occasionally. Open the lid and cook until the poriyal is completely dry. Add grated coconut and lemon juice. Mix well and switch off the flame. Serve hot with rice and other side-dishes.

Recipe Courtesy – Saraswathi Srinivasan

Radish mung dal poriyal

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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