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Mooli paratha is a very popular dish in North India. It is a paratha made by stuffing grated radishmixed with spices. It is one of the regular dishes of Punjab region. Infact Punjabipeople have a lot of variations in paratha like thealoo paratha,gobi paratha,paneer paratha, mooli paratha etc. Radish is a vital ingredient for preparing the mooli paratha. Radish is a root vegetable and the greens of the radish are also used for cooking curry.
The greens of radishare very healthy and nutritious and good for diabetic patients. Radishescan be white, red, purple or black, long cylindrical or round in shape. Radishas such is rich in folic acid and other minerals. It can be mixed in the salads or even eaten raw. But some people avoid eating raw because of its pungent taste and smell. In southern India, Radishis added in sambarand cooked.
Radishis a good appetizer, mouth and breathe freshener, laxative, regulates metabolism, improves blood circulation, is a good treatment for headache, acidity, constipation, nausea, obesity, sore throat, whooping cough, gastric problems, gallbladder stones, dyspepsia etc. Preparing themooli parathais quite simple. Grate the radish and add all the spices, chopped coriander leaves into it and mix well.
Squeeze the water from the radishand keep aside. Take wheat flour and add little oil and add the radish water. Add little water and make it into medium type dough which is neither too soft nor hard. Take a medium size ball of dough and roll it to the size of a puri and stuff the radish mixture and seal the edges. Roll again and make like a paratha. Fry them on a tawa and when done serve hot.
Normally most of the children do not like eating radish. So this is the best method of feeding radish and serving them healthy and nutritious food as radish is a great source of vitamin C and are rich in minerals like sulphur, iron, and iodine.
Do try this out and keep your family members fit by eating this special mooli paratha.