There are different types of radish available in the market. White long radish is the most popular one because it is consumed as a salad. But many people do not like radish based dishes. Some people simply hate this vegetable because they do not like the smell of radish. But there are some awesome dishes what are popular because of that smell of radish. Those are really delicious and if you like radish then you have definitely tried some of those radish dishes. So what happens when radish (mooli) brings water in the mouth? What are those delicious dishes?
There are some awesome dishes which are prepared with radishes can bring water in your mouth. Do you like radish based dishes? Do you often cook various radish based dishes? Do you want to pick the best radishes for your homemade dishes? Then you should grow radishes in your garden.
So when radish (mooli) can bring water in your mouth then do not hesitate to grow radishes in your kitchen garden. It is easy to grow and less prone to pest & disease attack.
Okay, now here is the list of such awesome radish based dishes
The first item what comes in my mind is mooli paratha. It is so delicious. The morning starts with mooli paratha for breakfast is the happiest morning. From rainy season to winter season, fresh radish is always available. So many people prefer mooli paratha over any other types of paratha. You if try it at various restaurants or popular roadside dhaba then you will realize that the taste of those mooli parathas is different. Yes, many people make it in various ways with different spices that is why you will never bored with this radish paratha.
Mooli pakoda/mooli greens pakoda
Both radish & radish greens are used to make delicious & crispy pakoda. Though there are only a few people who tried both. Do you? I use to eat a very special type of radish pakoda since my childhood. A piece of white radishes are cut in a way so that the piece can be easily stretched like a spring and then that piece is coated with a spicy batter to deep fry.
Mulo bothi / Mulo dal
There are many people who love traditional foods. Mulo bothi & mulo dal are such popular Bengali style traditional dishes prepared with radishes. Many people enjoy those dishes during the winter season. Mulo bothi is kind of stir-fried radish with some other spices. Whereas mulo dal is prepared with dal & radishes.
Radish chatni for ram laddo
Mint & coriander leaves based green chatni is very popular in India and most of us have already tried such chatni. But did you ever try radish patta chatni? Ram laddu lovers certainly know this type of chatni because without this radish greens chatni ram laddu is not enjoyable.
Radish green curry
Did you ever try radish patta ka sabji? Both simple stir-fried radish greens & radish green curry are popular in West Bengal. Though many people do not enjoy radish greens. But some people love it a lot. Radish greens are also used to make sorso saag. Many people also like spicy thick mixed saag prepared with ghee. I also love it a lot.