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Mooli Ki Thichwani Radish Curry | (Unique Uttrakhand Recipe)

by Pradeep Mamgain
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Mooli Ki Thichwani is one of the signature dishes of the Uttrakhand state of India. Locally, this dish is known as Thichwani or Thechua (थिच्वाणी/थेचुआ). It is made with crushed radish and potatoes (optional). Radish is used in Indian cooking extensively for rotis, kadhis, subzis, salads, and raita. Radish is a great source of Sodium, Potassium, and Vitamin C.

Mooli Ki Thichwani Radish Curry | (Unique Uttrakhand Recipe)

Daikon, the white variety of the radish family is most commonly found in India. The other varieties are pink and sometimes black. Though not everyone likes the humble Mooli it is packed with nutrients.

Here’s is a quick rundown to the health benefits of mooli:

  • Detoxifies the body by cleansing the liver and stomach.
  • It contains vitamins C and B6, ascorbic acid and calcium.
  • Black radish and its seeds are used to treat jaundice.
  • It removes excess bilirubin that helps in purifying the blood.
  • If not only helps the digestive system but also acidity, gastric, and obesity problems.
  • Its edible leaves are rich in vitamin C, beta carotene, calcium, and iron.

How to make mooli ki thichwani/thechwani

This is a summary. Be sure to scroll to the recipe card below for complete instructions.

  1. Make small pieces of radish and potato using a stone grinder.
  2. Prepare a paste of ginger, garlic, and black mustard seeds.
  3. Marinate radish and potato with turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, kashmiri lal mirch, and ginger-garlic-mustard paste. Now, rest it for 10 min.
  4. Saute cumin seeds, jakhya seeds, and remaining ginger-garlic-mustard paste.
  5. Fry onions, chopped green chilies, and whole red chilies until onion becomes translucent. Add potatoes, fry until brown.
  6. Add radish greens, tomatoes, and salt.
  7. Now, add dry spices and water.
  8. Next, cook for 10 minutes. Add garam masala and coriander greens.

Ingredients

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  • whole spices (cumin seeds, jakhya seeds, black mustard seeds, 
  • dried spices (ground Kashmiri red chili, ground coriander, ground turmeric, and garam masala)
  • salt, vegetable oil, lemon juice
  • and for the veggies:
    • radish, potato, garlic, ginger, onion, green chili, red chili, radish greens, coriander greens, and tomato
Nutrition Facts
Mooli Ki Thichwani Radish Curry | (Unique Uttrakhand Recipe)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 164 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 1048mg46%
Potassium 818mg23%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 750µg15%
Vitamin B6 1mg50%
Vitamin C 70mg85%
Vitamin E 1mg7%
Vitamin K 17µg16%
Calcium 186mg19%
Copper 1mg50%
Iron 4mg22%
Magnesium 56mg14%
Phosphorus 117mg12%
Zinc 1mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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A Few Final Thoughts

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  • Serving: Traditionally, it is served hot with rice. However, it tastes great with chapatis as well.
  • Adjustments: You can omit potatoes if you are on a keto diet.
  • Caution: Dip potatoes in water to prevent oxidization.
  • Jakhya seed is a local ingredient found in Uttrakhand, skip if you do not have it.
Mooli Ki Thichwani Radish Curry | (Unique Uttrakhand Recipe)

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Recipe Card: Mooli Ki Thichwani

Mooli Ki Thichwani Radish Curry | (Unique Uttrakhand Recipe)

Mooli Ki Thichwani is one of the signature dishes of the Uttrakhand state of India. Try and enjoy this lip-smacking gluten-free radish curry.
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Course: Curry
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: gluten free, mooli ki thichwani, thechwani
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 3 People
Calories: 164kcal
Author: Pradeep Mamgain

SERVINGS

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Note: 1 cup = 250 ml | 1 tbsp = 15 ml | and 1 tsp | 5 ml

Ingredients

  • 350 grams radish
  • 250 grams potato
  • 10 grams garlic
  • 10 grams ginger
  • 3 grams black mustard seeds
  • 1.5 grams ground turmeric
  • 2.5 grams ground coriander
  • 1.5 grams garam masala
  • 2.5 grams ground kashmiri red chili
  • 15 grams vegetable oil
  • 2.5 grams cumin seeds
  • 2.5 grams jakhya seeds
  • 100 grams onion - chopped
  • 4 grams green chili - chopped
  • 1.5 grams red chili - whole
  • 7.5 grams salt
  • 1/2 cup radish greens
  • 100 grams tomato
  • 15 ml lemon juice
  • 10 grams coriander leaves - finely chopped

Instructions

  • Crush 350 g radish into small pieces using mortar and pestle. Likewise, crush 250 g potatoes into smaller pieces.
  • Using mortar and pestle, make a paste of 10 g garlic, 10 g ginger, and 3 g black mustard seeds.
  • Put radish in a bowl. Then, add 0.5 g turmeric powder, 0.5 g coriander powder, 0.5 g garam masala, 0.5 g kashmiri lal mirch, and ¼ tsp ginger-garlic-mustard paste. Mix well and rest for 10 minutes.
  • Heat 15 g oil in a pan. Add 2.5 g cumin seeds, 2.5 g jakhya seeds, and remaining ginger-garlic-mustard paste. Saute until golden brown.
  • Add 100 g chopped onions, 4 g chopped green chilies, and 1.5 g whole red chilies. Fry onions until they become translucent. Add potatoes, fry until brown.
  • Add 7.5 g salt and stir fry for 2 minutes. Add ½ cup radish leaves and saute for 2 minutes. Add 100 g blended tomatoes and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add 1 g turmeric powder, 2 g coriander powder, and 2 g kashmiri chilli powder. Next, saute for 1 minute. Now, cook for 2 minutes on low flame.
  • Add radish and mix well. Pour in 1/2 cup water and cook for 10 minutes on high flame.
  • Add 1 g garam masala and then mix well. Add 1 cup water and then cook on low flame for 10 minutes. Add 15 ml lemon juice and coriander leaves. Mix well.

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NOTES

  • Serving: Traditionally, it is served hot with rice. However, it tastes great with chapatis as well.
  • Adjustments: You can omit potatoes if you are on a keto diet.
  • Caution: Dip potatoes in water to prevent oxidization.
  • Jakhya seed is a local ingredient found in Uttrakhand, skip if you do not have it.

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Nutrition

Calories → 164 kcal | Carbohydrates → 23 g | Protein → 6 g | Fat → 6 g | Saturated Fat → 4 g | Sodium → 1048 mg | Potassium → 818 mg | Fiber → 6 g | Sugar → 5 g | Vitamin A → 750 µg | Vitamin B6 → 1 mg | Vitamin C → 70 mg | Vitamin E → 1 mg | Vitamin K → 17 µg | Calcium → 186 mg | Copper → 1 mg | Iron → 4 mg | Magnesium → 56 mg | Phosphorus → 117 mg | Zinc → 1 mg

This nutritional information is approximate and is calculated using an online nutrition tool. It is based on 1 serving.

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