Mullangi Pachadi Recipe – White Radish Chutney

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Mullangi pachadi recipe – How to make white radish chutney

Radish chutney (mullangi thuvayal) is very tasty Andhra style chutney recipe and goes well with rice and ghee, roti, dosa or parata.

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Radish Pachadi

Ingredients for mullangi pachadi:

  • 1 small radish
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2″ ginger
  • 5-7 red chilies or to taste
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 8-10 fenugreek seeds
  • small goose berry size tamarind
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste

Ingredients for papu/tadka

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • a pinch of asafoetida
  • few curry leaves
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mullangi pachadi/ mullangi chutney recipe

How to make mullangi pachadi (radish chutney/ mullangi thuvayal):

  • wash, peel and cut the mullangi into small pieces.
  • Wash and soak tamarind in little water.
  • Take a pan and heat with 1/2 tbsp of oil.
  • Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds. When they start to pop add red chilies and coriander seeds.
  • Roast on low flame till coriander seeds turn into nice golden brown color. Remove from heat and keep aside.
  • In the same pan add mullangi pieces and saute on low medium flame till they turn tender. Remove from pan and keep aside.
  • In the same pan add sliced onions, chopped tomatoes, sliced ginger, soaked tamarind and required quantity of salt.
  • Cook on medium flame till onions become translucent and tomatoes become juicy. In-between stir well, so that they don’t burn at the bottom.
  • Remove from flame and allow it to cool.
  • Take a mixer jar and add roasted spices and grind well.
  • Then add roasted radish pieces and cooked onion tomato mixture and grind into a coarse paste without adding water. If required sprinkle little water and grind into a coarse paste.
  • Heat a separate pan with 1 tbsp of oil. Add mustard seeds. when they start to pop add urad dal and saute till they turn into nice golden yellow color.
  • Add curry leaves, asafoetida and give a stir. Add coarse mullangi pachadi paste and mix well. Cook on low flame for 5-10 mins.
  • Check the salt and transfer into serving bowl. Now your tasty Andhra mullangi pachadi is ready to serve.
  • Serve with plain white rice, sambar, roti or parata.