How to make Mooli aur Methi ka Saag - Radish cooked with fresh fenugreek leaves, peanuts and masalas.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Radish with Leaves, Fenugreek Leaves

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Mooli aur Methi ka Saag

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Masaledar Shalgam, Masoor and Coconut Curry, Stir Fried Brinjals and Mushrooms, Susal.

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Mooli aur Methi ka Saag
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Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Mooli aur Methi ka Saag Recipe

  • Radish with Leaves 3 medium

  • Fenugreek Leaves leaves separated 1 medium bunch

  • Peanuts soaked 1 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies 3

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon

  • For garnishing

  • Thin strips of red capsicum and ginger

Method

Step 1

Heat water in a non-stick pan, add peanuts, ¼ tsp turmeric powder and little salt.

Step 2

Finely chop radish and add. Cook for 8-10 minutes. Strain and keep aside.

Step 3

Heat oil in another non-stick pan, add asafoetida, cumin seeds and mustard seeds and sauté till the seeds splutter. Finely chop green chillies and add to the pan. Add ginger and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add fenugreek leaves, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add the remaining turmeric powder, red chilli powder, dried mango powder and salt and mix well. Add radish and peanuts and mix well. Cook for 12-15 minutes, stirring in between.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with thin strips of red capsicum and ginger and serve hot.

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