How to make Mooli Ka Saag - A quick and easy recipe.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Radishes with leaves (मूलियाँ पत्ते समेत ), Radish leaves (मूली के पत्ते)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Mooli Ka Saag

The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! The presentation of food was alluring with a practice to sing sacred verses to dedicate the meal to God.
Maharashtrian cuisine covers a wide range from being extremely mild to very spicy dishes. Wheat, rice, jowar, vegetables, lentils and fruit form important components of Maharashtrian diet. 
Everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai’s chaats! But there is so much more to explore and savour in the other regions of Maharashtra. 

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Exotic Mango gravy, Spinach and Aubergine fry, Stuffed Baby Potatoes, Jain Punjabi Chole.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mooli Ka Saag Recipe

  • Radishes with leaves 1 large

  • Radish leaves boiled in salt water 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar to taste

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Cut the radish into small pieces and transfer into a bowl. Wash the radish greens, shred them and transfer into the same bowl. Add a little salt and mix well. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add asafoetida, mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Cover and let the seeds crackle.

Step 3

Add the salted radish pieces with greens. Mix well and add the boiled radish greens. Mix well.

Step 4

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and adjust the salt. Mix well and add a little water. Mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 5

Add sugar and amchur. Mix well and add a little more water. Mix again and cook till the radish is soft. Serve hot.