Mooli  Sabji with Saag,Lentils and Coconut - add seasonal veggies to your plate!

Prep Time
2 hours 35 minutes
Cook Time
35 minutes
2 servings

Come winter and nature blesses us with a variety of juicy vegetables and luscious greens. Fresh white Radish with it radiant greens are so inviting. Here is a preparation that will warm your soul. It is made with simple ingredients and minimal spices.

  • Yellow moong dal: 2tbsp (soaked)
  • Radish: 1/2 cup (chopped into cubes)
  • Potatoes: ¼ cup (chopped into cubes)
  • Green peas: ¼ cup
  • Radish greens: 1.5 cups (chopped)
  • Turmeric: ¼ tsp
  • Fresh coconut: 1/3 cup (grated)
  • Cumin seeds: ½ tsp
  • Peppercorns: ½ tsp
  • Rock Salt: to taste
  • Mustard seeds: ¼ tsp
  • Red chili: 1 no
  • Urad dal: ½ tsp
  • Soak yellow moong dal for around 2 hours.
  • Rinse and drain the soaked dal and cook it in ½ cup water until cooked soft but not mushy.
  • Add green peas, radish cubes, potato cubes and turmeric powder and cook covered. Adding little water.
  • Keep stirring once in a while to ensure even cooking.
  • Make a smooth paste of grated coconut, cumin seeds and peppercorns and keep aside.
  • Once the vegetables are cooked well, add chopped radish greens and stir. Cover and cook for 3-4 mins or until the greens are cooked.

Add coconut paste and salt and mix well.

  • Make a tempering by dry roasting cut red chillies, mustard and urad dal until the dal turns light brown in colour.
  • Serve hot with rice or rotis.

Wellcure Tips

  • You can add a green chilli to the coconut paste if you like.
  • Do not over the greens they tend to get bitter.
  • If the leaves are tender do not discard the mid-rib. Chop the leaves along with it.

Eating Guide:

  • Food group: vegetables and lentils.

  • Lentils are rich in fibre and a good source of proteins as well.
  • Veggies are loaded with enzymes and high water content. They aid in digestion and act as a daily dose of vitamins and minerals.


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