Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Mullangi Keerai Thogayal |Mullangi Aakulu Pachadi| Gluten Free and Vegan Recipe

Mullangi Keerai Thogayal

Hi Supermoms,

Pachadi/Thogayal  is an important side dish that is a part of everyday South Indian meal. Simple and healthy ingredients and less than 10 minutes, your delicious pachadi is ready. Tempering the pachadi is optional. 

Radish greens has so many health benefits . I have earlier shared the nutritional benefits and also tips to cut/clean the radish greens in my "Radish Greens Poriyal " recipe. 

This pachadi tastes so yummy and can be enjoyed along with hot rice and also chapathis.

Mullangi Keerai Thogayal |Mullangi Aakulu Pachadi:

Preparation time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 7-8 minutes
Serves : 4
1 cup = 250 ml cup

Ingredients :

2 cups mullangi ellai/ mullangi aakulu/radish greens ( cleaned, roughly chopped, loosely packed)
1 teaspoon sesame oil 
2 teaspoons urad dal/ husked and split black gram
2 teaspoons roasted gram/pottu kadalai 
6-7 dry red chillies ( I used salem gundu milagai)
1 teaspoon sesame seeds/til
1/2 teaspoon flax seeds ( optional)
1-2 dates ( seedless, optional , reduce to 1 if you do not like sweet)
juice of half lemon 
salt to taste

For tempering ( optional):

1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 sprig curry leaves 

Method :

1. Heat a medium size pan with oil and roast urad dal, roasted gram, dry red chillies till they are light brown and fragrant.

2. Transfer them to the small jar of a mixer/food processor .
3. In the same pan , over low heat roast the sesame seeds and the flax seeds till they start spluttering and switch off.
4. Transfer them to the same jar.
5. Heat the same pan over low flame and add the radish green and cook them by stirring continuously for 3-4 minutes only or till the time the extra moisture is absorbed.

6. Transfer the greens to the mixer jar and add the dates, lemon juice and salt .

7. Grind them using 2 -3 tablespoons of water into a smooth mixture. 
8. Transfer the pachadi to a serving bowl and temper with the ingredients given under 'for tempering'.

Your healthy Mullangi Aakulu Pachadi is ready for the meal. 

Mullangi Aakulu Pachadi

Happy Cooking !

With love,


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