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Mullangi Keerai Kootu | Radish Greens Dal Fry | Vitamin C, Calcium and Iron Rich Recipe

Mullangi Keerai Kootu is one of the healthy and easy to make recipe which will be loved by the kids. This can be prepared using Radish greens. Mullangi Keerai is a rich source of iron, calcium and vitamin C. Add keerai either as a masiyal or as a poriyal in your diet to get the health benefits. Serve this with any South Indian Poriyal or Varuval.

Radish Greens Dal Fry | Vitamin C, Calcium and Iron Rich Recipe
Mullangi Keerai Kootu

Health Benefits of taking greens 

1. Relieves constipation problems as the greens are rich in fiber.
2. Good source of calcium, iron, potassium, zinc and vitamins.
3. Act as blood purifying agent.
4. Good for skin and eyesight.

Ingredients for making Mullangi Keerai masiyal

Thoor dhal / Moong dal - ½ cup

Radish greens - 1 bunch

Onion - 1

Green chillies - 2

Tomatoes - 2

Garlic - A handful

Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp

Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp.

To Temper

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.

Cumin seeds - 1 tsp.

Urad dal - 1 tsp.

Red chillies - 1

A sprig of Curry leaves

Oil as needed

Method for making Mullangi Keerai Kootu

1. Pluck the leaves portion from the bunch of keerai and clean and wash them in water for 3 times to get rid of any sand particles. Then finely chop the radish greens and set aside.

2. Pressure cook the toor dal by adding turmeric powder and asafoetida for 3 whistles and set aside.

3. Chop the onions, tomatoes and green chillies.

4. Heat oil in a kadai and add the ingredients under to temper, then add the onions and saute till transparent and then add the tomatoes, green chillies, garlic and saute for 3 minutes.

5. Next add the washed keerai and saute well.

6. Add the contents to the cooked dal and cook for 1 whistle by adding enough salt.

7. Open the lid and mash the keerai.

Now the Mullangi keerai kootu is ready to be served. Serve this with any South Indian poriyal or Varuval.

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