Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Mulor Ghanto | Mulor Chechki | Radish Curry (Dry)| Bengali Recipe

Again sharing another typical Bengali Recipe with Radish.As Winter is the season for fresh radish. So try this authentic bengali recipe in this winter. I know everyone will love it for sure. Some people say Mulor Ghanto or Mulor Chechki. But what is in a name? Its a tasty and delicious recipe which goes very well with plain dal rice or roti. It differs from cook to cook . How you are cooking ! As somebody is adding garam masala to it or coriander leaves and urad dal bori. I always prefer without garam masala as here you can get the pure aroma of radish to. When you are using garam masala to it radish lost its own flavor too.

Nutrition value about radish is very high. It is an energetic vegetables, Full of carbohydrates and a good source of calcium. Since radish is a root vegetables so it contains full of vitamin C also. One interesting Chinese proverb about radish is like "Eating pungent radish and drinking hot tea,let the starved doctors beg on their knees". So take the advantage of eating radish in this winter like a Bengali.

Radish Curry(Bengali Style)
Recipe By : Nabanita Das
Preparation Time : 15 min.
Cooking Time : 20 min.

Ingredients :
  • 4 Radish (red/white) peeled and grated
  • 1 cup Green peas (boiled)
  • 1 cup Urad dal Bori (optional)
  • 1 cup Coriander Leaves finely Chopped
  • 4 Green Chili Slit
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 2 pinch Garam masala powder (optional)
  • 2 pinch Turmeric powder
  • 4 tbsp Oil (mustard/white oil)
  • Salt to taste
Cooking Direction :
  1. Soak grated radish in hot water with little salt and turmeric powder.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a kadhai.
  3. Fry urad dal bori until red in color, keep aside.
  4. Now strain the water from radish and squeeze very well.
  5. Heat rest of the oil  and add mustard seeds and 2 slit green chili to it.
  6. Now add grated radish and fry for a while.
  7. Add cumin powder,green peas and cover for 2 mins.
  8. Adjust seasoning..
  9. When radish becomes soft add chopped coriander leaves,broken urad dal bori, slit green chili and garam masala to it and cover.
  10. Serve with plain rice and dal .

1 comment:

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Delicious. A great side with plain rice.

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