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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Radish Green Dal ala ~DKBB~

Radish Greens Dal ~ala~ DKBB
(original recipe by Jiya Jesh)

When your garden gives you radishes, don’t toss out those radish greens!
4 cups chopped radish greens
1 cup split yellow lentils
1 large onion, chopped
1 large tomato, chopped
4 oz. diced Hatch green chilis
1 tsp. finely chopped ginger
½ tsp. turmeric powder
1 tsp. mustard seeds
1 tsp. cumin seeds
¼ to ½ tsp. cayenne
Curry of choice to taste
2 Tbsp. oil
Salt to taste
  • Wash the radish leaves thoroughly, then finely chop the washed leaves and set aside.
  • Rinse the split yellow lentils; cook per package directions.
  • Heat oil in skillet; add mustard seeds; when mustard seed sputter, add cumin seeds.
  • When cumin seeds start to crackle and slightly change color, add in the onions, ginger, turmeric, cayenne, curry, and green chilies; sauté until onions are tender; add in tomatoes and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add the chopped radish leaves and salt; cover with a lid and cook on medium low until radish leaves are wilted and incorporate (2 to 4 minutes).
  • Drain lentils and mash; add to skillet and cook on medium low heat for 5 to 10 minutes to fully incorporate flavors (add water if needed).
Serve with naan.