I must tell you my hubby does not eat mooli, nor does he like it. So I did not tell him before starting with this experiment. When I served him lunch today, he immediately loved the new dish. I was on cloud nine for sure!
So let's get back to the recipe.
1 mooli (grated)
1/4 cup- bengal gram dal
2 tbsp- oat meal (powder)
2 tbsp- fresh coconut powder
salt, jeera, mustard seeds
1 green chilly or more
oil- 1/2 tsp
1 spring onion
red chilly powder
- Wash Bengal gram dal and put it into the grinder along with ginger, green chilly, and coconut.
- Churn it until the dal is ground and everything is blended with each other.
- Add salt and mix well.
- Next we need to steam this mixture. Better to steam in idli stand.
- Meanwhile, grate mooli and chop spring onion.
- When the mixture is steamed, take it out and let it cool. Then break it down - just like upma.
- Take a pan. Add oil.
- Next add mustard seeds and jeera. Let them splutter. Add spring onion. Stir fry little.
- Now add mooli along with the steamed mixture.
- Check salt. Sprinkle little red chilly powder.
- Cook & cover for 5 minutes.
- Done! Enjoy this delectable mooli bhajja and your family will never again hate mooli. This is the best way to relish this healthy vegetable -which is usually eaten as salad or stuffed in paranthas.
This fiber-rich vegetable is loaded with copper, manganese, magnesium, folate, potassium, riboflavin, vitamin B6, and calcium.