Saturday, 20 December 2014

Spicy Radish Poriyal / Radish Stir Fry Recipe

Hi friends, try this Indian style simple and tasty Radish stir fry that goes well with sambar, rasam or curd paired with steamed rice. 

Some facts health facts abouts Radish:

Radish is one of the low calorie root vegetables; provides only 16 calories per 100g.

They contain high water content, vitamin C, phosphorus and zinc; also have adequate levels of folates, vitamin B-6, riboflavin, thiamine and minerals such as iron, magnesium, copper and calcium. 

Because of their high vitamin C content, regular consumption of radish can help to prevent viral infections.

With a high water content and lots of vitamin C, radish can help keep your body hydrated and your skin looking fresh & healthy.

Try this out and give your feedback.


White radish - 2 to 3 ( cut into cubes)
Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
Garlic - 2 to 3 (crushed)
Red chilli powder - ½ to 1 tsp
(adjust according to your taste) 
Coriander powder - ½ tsp 
Salt - to taste
Grated coconut - 1 to 2 tbsp

For Seasoning:
Oil - 2 to 3 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dhal - ½ tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig


Heat oil in a kadai; add all the ingredients under "For seasoning" one by one.

After it crackles, add chopped onion and crushed garlic. Fry till onion becomes translucent.

Now add chopped radish, chili powder, coriander powder salt and water.  Give it a mix.

Close the pan with a lid;  cook till the radish  becomes tender and water dries up.

Sprinkle grated coconut and give it a thorough mix; Radish Stir fry / Poriyal is now ready to serve!


You can also add tomatoes to this stir fry.

You can also add Garam masala.

Diabetic and those who want to have a low fat diet can avoid coconut and relish.


  1. Radish fry looks yumm. have never tried poriyal with radish... Useful health info about raddish dear

  2. looks good ...thanks for the nutri content...will try asap


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