mooli ka saag

Mooli is a root vegetable, which is generally eaten raw as salad in most parts of North India. Mooli or Radish has a bitter or a sharp taste. In North India or in Punjabi Cuisine Mooli Parathas, Mooli Saag or Mooli Pickle is very common dishes. Mooli Saag is a very popular, easy and quick dish to prepare. In Orissa its commonly known as “Moola Bhaja”. Mooli saag is nutritious and healthy Stir fry.


  1. 1/2 Kg Mooli / Radish with Leaves
  2. 1 Onion chopped
  3. 5- 6 Cloves of Garlic
  4. 1 Green Chilli Chopped
  5. 1/2 Teaspoon Jeera/Cummin seeds
  6. 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric
  7. 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilly Powder
  8. 1/2 Teaspoon Jeera Powder
  9. Salt to taste
  10. 1 Tablespoon Oil



  • Chop 2 moolis and mooli leaves and keep aside
  • In a wok, heat oil, add jeera and garlic, saute till it crackles
  • Add onions and Turmeric, saute for few minutes
  • Add mooli leaves and mooli and saute till mooli gets soft
  • Add green chilli and mix well
  • Sprinkle Red Chilly Powder, Salt and Jeera Powder, Mix well
  • Cook till moisture dries and every thing comes together
  • Serve hot with chapatis or parathas