Fresh White Radish Slices with Salt

Preparation info

  • Serves

    3 to 4

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Mangoes & Curry Leaves

By Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

Published 2005

  • About

White radishes, called mooli in Urdu and Hindi, grow easily in temperate climates (in North America, they’re often known by their Japanese name, daikon). In summertime they have a hot taste; in winter they’re milder and sweeter.

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