Mooli Parathas /Flat bread with Radishes

Day 21 of Recipe Marathon #2.

Mooli is the hindi name for radish, in USA its known as daikon and Mulangi in kannda. While growing up in Mysore (my home town) we got lots of fresh white radishes, so my mom made sambars and raithas with it, and we all like it. After getting married, I came to know that my hubby didn’t like radish. So I hardly prepared anything with it.

Like many parathas, I discovered mooli paratha  after I started blogging. Since it was a new recipe to me, I did try it once and for my surprise, he did like the parathas. So from there on I make use of the fresh radishes, when ever I get in the store. 

I have previously tried stuffing them, I find mixing everything in one bowl, is much more convenient to me. So this is how I make these Parathas.

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Ingredients :

  • Radish – 1 big grated (about 1 cup,look for fresh and crisp radishes when buying them)
  • Green/Spring onions – 2or 3 springs (optional, I use this to give nice color and mild onion flavor)
  • Cilantro/coriander leaves – one hand full chopped
  • Spices : Turmeric, Cumin seeds, Red chili powder – 1tsp each
  • Whole wheat flour/ atta flour – 2 cups + more for dusting and kneading if needed.

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  1. Peel skin and grate radish ( i use large hole grater,so the mixture won’t be very watery), finely chop onions and cilantro. mix everything with spices mentioned above, add some salt and keep for 10 min.
  2. Then add wheat flour mix well to combine, add little oil and knead well. Since radish leave lots of liquid, i have not used any water.
  3. Once it forms to stiff dough , cover and leave for 10 more Min’s.
  4. If you find the dough is sticky, add more flour and knead well and make small balls with it and roll to small , thin circles.
  5. Heat a griddle/tava on medium high heat, once hot transfer the rolled paratha and cook for a min or so on  each side until you see small brown blisters( don’t leave rotis too long, flip/turn to other side as soon as see little bubbles). If its too dry add little oil while cooking.

We had ours with spicy chili pickle and some curds/yogurt. Enjoy !

 Check out recipes of my fellow Marathoners.

DK , Srivalli, Ranji, PJ, CurryLeaf, Medha, Priya, Bhawna, Raaji, Anu, Kamala, Roopa, Divya Kudua, Rekha, Divya M, Lakshmi, Raaga, Lakshmi Venkatesh, Sripriya, Viji, Kamalika, Pavani, Karuna, Roochi
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12 Responses to “Mooli Parathas /Flat bread with Radishes”

  1. Priya Says:

    Best way to consume radish..parathas looks delicious,healthy…no doubt they will be surely tasty…

  2. anudivya Says:

    THis is so nice! I can’t eat radish, I can only drool over these😦

  3. CurryLeaf Says:

    I do not like radishes and avoid them.Your presentaion of stacked parathas and step by step pics is tempting me.I am drooling.:P

  4. Medhaa Says:

    Even I prefer making it this way, its way more easier than stuffing it and it tastes better too. Lovely picture

  5. vanamala Says:

    This is perfect …nice pics

  6. hubschrauber Says:

    I’d like to invite you to have a look on a funny home-made decoration – the radish mouse on cold spread.

    http://hubschrauber.wordpress.com/2008/12/18/maus-auf-brot-hors-doeuvre/

    Best regards from Germany
    Rosemarie

  7. microwave Says:

    This looks great! I will have to try it out.

  8. ashwini Says:

    thank u so much…. i wil try this

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