February 11, 2018

Radish Leaves Chutney / Mullangi Leaves Chutney / Chutney Recipe - 8 / #100chutneys

My today's chutney recipe is using an amazing leaf which has lots of nutrients like vitamin C, iron, calcium etc. And in addition, it lowers the cholesterol and regulate digestion. Its nothing but a leaves of a popular veggie Radish. Yes ! Radish leaves has loads of healthy benefits so try to include in diet instead of throwing away.  Radish leaves are high in fiber which helps in weight loss too. Apart from chutney, radish leaves can be used in dal fry, sambhar, stir fry etc.  In this recipe, I had used these leaves along with coriander leaves to prepare a healthy and delicious chutney. This goes yummy with plain rice or an also be served with Idly or Dosa.

Ingredients :

2 - 3 Tbsp Oil 
1 1/2 Tbsp Coriander seeds
1 Tsp Cumin seeds / Jeera seeds 
1 Tbsp Urad dal 
6 Dry red chillies ( Adjust according to taste bud ) 
2 - 3 Green chillies ( Adjust according to taste bud ) 
6 Garlic pods 
1 Cup Radish leaves, chopped 
1 Cup Coriander leaves, chopped
2  Tbsp Tamarind extract 
Salt to taste 

For Thalimpu / Tadka :

1 Tbsp Oil 
1 Tsp Mustard seeds 
2 Dry red chillies 
2 Sprigs of Curry leaves 
Less than 1/4 Tsp Hing powder 

Method :

Heat oil in a pan and add coriander seeds followed by cumin seeds and urad dal.

Fry it for half a minute and add red chillies followed by green chillies and garlic pods.

Saute it for a minute and add the chopped radish leaves followed by coriander leaves and Tamarind extract.

Cover it with a lid and cook it for 3 minutes in a low flame or until the colour of the leaves changes.

Once done, cool the mixture and grind into fine paste.

Transfer it to a bowl and keep aside.

Heat oil in a small pan and add mustard seeds.

Once it spluttering, add dry red chillies followed by curry leaves and hing powder.

Now add the prepared tadka to the chutney and serve.

Serving Options :

Serve with Plain rice, Idly or Dosa. 

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