Thursday, November 1, 2012

Quick Red radish, corn, Green onions stir fry for tiffin / lunch box. {Cooking one generous serving of sabji}

Today morning made this quick stir fry / Subji for packing in lunch box/ tiffin. I had fresh packet of red radishes and a bunch of green onions, by adding some frozen corn  I cooked this subji in just 20 minutes.This is easy basic Indian stir fry / sabji  recipe for daily meals that can be cooked with  minimal seasonings of green chillies, ginger and cilantro.

Ingredients :
  • 8 fresh whole red radishes - cut into julienned style
  • 1 medium size onion - finely chopped (yield 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup - frozen corn
  • 1 Cup - finely cut Green onions (green leafy portion only)
  • 1 Green chili - finely chopped
  • 1 inch piece of ginger - finely grated.
  • 1/4 T.spoon - turmeric powder
  • 1 Tb.spoon - oil
  • 1/2 cup - finely chopped cilantro
Method of preparing quick subji/ stir fry.
  1. Thoroughly wash red radishes, slightly chop off both the ends of radishes, cut radishes into match stick like shape by  using julienne slicer. You can also slice into disc shape or just finely chop or dice.
  2. In a small size skillet heat 1 tbsp oil. Add finely chopped onions, saute over medium high heat, stirring often for 5-6 minutes. Add grated ginger, chopped green chilies, turmeric powder,  saute for one minute.
  3. Now add julienned radishes, salt - mix and saute for 4-5 minutes, add  1-2 tbsp water to avoid burning.Regularly stir as you cook. 
  4. Once radishes are almost tender, add sliced green onions and frozen corn. Lower heat to medium low, cook uncovered  for 3-4 minutes.Shut off the heat and allow to rest for five minutes. Sprinkle 1/2 cup  fresh chopped cilantro. It is ready to pack in tiffin with rice or roti.This subzi quantity is  good enough for  one generous serving or two regular servings.
I saved little portion of subzi to note recipe. Below is the picture of my lunch plate. I ate subzi  with Bajra+wheat flour flax enriched roti.

 Check earlier blogged red Radish recipes :
 1) Red radish and Tofu recipe
 2) Red radishes used in mix vegetable stir fry.


sm said...

Quick and healthy dish

About Romanian song version Kabhi Kahi once, I confirm which is first I will let you know.

Yes, Hindi Songs are very popular in Romania and Romanian music is good.

Usha said...

sm, Thanks. I could not figure out who came up with original tune...this was first time I heard Romanian songs, they were catchy. I will wait to know the answer.