I am sure many of you are always looking for different chutney varieties to serve with Dosa , Idli , Rice or Paniyaram. Today’s recipe is made from a vegetable not many are fond of.Radish chutney / Mullangi Chutney is a popular tongue-tickling ,spicy and sour chutney from the south and is a perfect accompaniment with Idli or Dosa for Breakfast. You can make it fresh in the morning and serve. It hardly takes any time.

Benefits of Radish:

  • It is rich in fiber and known to aid digestion.
  • It helps to boost immunity
  • Helps to regulate blood Pressure
  • Loaded with health benefits
  • Great Source of Vitamin C and Potassium.
  • Rich in Nutrients

What is the 293rd Foodie Monday Blog hop Theme?

This week our hostess is Priyer Iyer who blogs at thephotowaliwordpress She is a versatile blogger with many south Indian and International recipes on her blog. She Loves Thai Cuisine and has started a small venture to sell home made podi. I am waiting for my next trip so that I can try them.I would love to try her Phad thai Recipe.She suggested the theme #TiffinSideDish and my humble contribution is Radish Chutney / Mullangi chutney.

Ingredients for Radish Chutney / Mullangi Chutney:

  • Radish:A nutrient rich vegetable. It is loaded with fiber ,Vitamin c and Potassium.
  • Channa Dal:Excellant source of protein and is known to provide energy.
  • Onion:Rich in Anti oxidants and helps fight Inflammation
  • Tomato:Great Source of antioxidants ,Vitamin C , K , Potassium and Folate
  • Garlic:Has many medicinal properties and good for health.
  • Oil: Use any Odorless oil
  • Mustard: I have used for tempering.It is known to aid digestion amd increase metabolism.
  • Split Urad dal: A rich source of fiber. Used for making the chutney as well tempering.
  • Curry Leaves: Has many health benefits and is good for stomach health.
  • Curd Chilli : I have used curd chilli for tempering. You can use dry red chilli instead. I am just trying to reduce wastage.
  • Salt: A major ingredient of the dish.
  • Dry Red Chilli: To add some spice kick to the dish. Increase or decrease the quantity as per your spice tolerance.

Recipe for Radish Chutney / Mullangi Chutney:

  • Author: Preethi Prasad
  • Prep Time : 10 Mins
  • Cook Time : 15 Mins
  • Total Time : 25 mins
  • Course : Accompaniment / Side Dish
  • Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients for Radish Chutney / Mullangi Chutney:

  • 2 White Radish peeled and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Channa Dal
  • 4 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Onions
  • 1 Red Tomato
  • 8 Dry Red Chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 Tsp Split Urad Dal

For Tempering:

  • Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 Tsp Mustard
  • 3 Curd Chillies
  • 1/2 Tsp Split Urad Dal
  • 1/2 Tsp Oil


  • Wash , peel and chop the white Radish. Keep them aside
  • Chop the onions and Tomato .
  • Heat oil in a wide bottom pan.
  • Add Channa dal ,urad dal and red chillies. Once they turn golden brown add garlic and chopped onions.
  • Once the onions turn translucent add chopped radish, tomatoes and salt.
  • Cook untill the radish is soft and the raw smell is gone.
  • Once the radish is soft and tomatoes turn mushy turn off the heat.
  • Allow it to cool.
  • Blend it to a fine paste. Do not add water while blending.
  • Transfer the contents to a bowl
  • Heat oil in a small pan
  • Add mustard , Split urad dal and curd chillies.Once the Mustard splutters and the chillies are nice golden brown add curry leaves and turn off the heat.
  • Pour the tempering on the Chutney.
  • Serve with Dosa ,Idli ,Paniyaram or Rice and Enjoy…………………


  • Adjust the chillies as per your spice tolerance
  • The chilli variety used here is mildly spicy.
  • You can make it in advance and freeze it in an airtight container.
  • I prefer to make fresh batch and in small quantities
  • Use dry red chillies in case you don’t have curd chillies.
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  1. What a different sort of chutney Preethi, I’ve never tasted radish chutney but would love to try it. With Ramadan approaching we will get nice tender radish so will definitely try out this chutney.

  2. Hee! My mother fed her son-in- law aka my husband this chutney. Was he surprised! Radish chutney is something I love and yes it is the best. Beautifully made preethi.

  3. I somehow love to make different types of chutneys and this one with radish is absolutely lip smacking. Apart from pairing it with tiffin, I can just mix it with hot rice and have at any time. Lovely share.

  4. Radish chutney looks so lip smackingly delicious.. I never tried chutney with radish.another good way to use radish in meals.. will love to soon try it out this healthy and yummy chutney.

  5. I remember mom making different types of chutneys, from all sorts of veggies, as I refused to eat sabzi growing up. Radish was one of the veggies she would regularly make chutney from.

    Your radish chutney looks so delicious! I love the addition of onion, tomato and garlic, which would have made it all the more flavourful.

  6. Something different from usual chutney. Never tasted radish chutney. Your recipe and pictures tempting me to try it soon. Chutney looks lipsmackingly delicious Preethi.

  7. Radish chutney looking very tasty, it’s my granny’s favourite. I personally love to pair this chutney with rice and ghee a lot. Many of us Dt like radish, this is the best way to have it.

  8. Mullangi chutney looks just wow with that crisp tempering. Chutneys are sought after accompaniment for daily brekfast and we all need a change . This radish chutnye is sure to add up to my list

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