Why Have Mooli In Winters? Make Lachha Mooli Salad

Radish or Mooli is one of the most usually accessible vegetables during the winter season. Radish is primarily used in salads, but it may also be used to make parathas, pickles, sabzi, and many other dishes. Radish tastes best when eaten with your typical meal of dal, rice, roti, and sabzi because of its crunchy texture and somewhat sweet-spicy flavour. In addition to improving flavour, radish has a number of health advantages. Here's why you should utilise this seasonal vegetable to its fullest and incorporate it into your diet on a regular basis during the winter. 


Radish contains folate, a vitamin B, which aids in the production of red blood cells, as well as vitamin C, which improves collagen production and immune system strength. Radish also contains large amounts of potassium that maintains the fluid balance of the body, as well as ensures the proper functioning of the nervous system. Radish is also a good source of calcium which not only improves bone strength but also lowers high blood pressure. 

Anti-cancer properties 

It is believed that a sulfur-rich substance known as glucosinolates, which is frequently present in many cruciferous vegetables, can shield your cells from the genetic changes that can cause cancer. It can help in the elimination process of cells that have the potential of turning cancerous in the future. Glucosinolates, which are abundant in radish and can aid in cancer prevention. 

Improves Digestion 

Individuals who commonly encounter gastrointestinal troubles like indigestion, constipation or acid reflux must add radish to their diet straight soon. A vegetable high in fibre like radish will keep you healthy and enhance your entire digestive system. It is a super-hydrating vegetable and is filled with water. It practically has the same amount of water as a cucumber. Radish has 93.5 grammes of water per 100 grammes. 

Diabetic friendly 

Consuming radish can greatly aid in the control of blood sugar levels if you have diabetes or even if you are pre-diabetic. A hormone known as adiponectin helps in reducing blood glucose levels. Because radish controls adiponectin synthesis, blood sugar levels are further brought down. 

Good for heart health 

Anthocyanins, an antioxidant-rich flavonoid that enhances heart health and lowers the risk of cardiovascular issues, may be found in radish in significant amounts. Radish eating on a regular basis can also benefit people with elevated cholesterol. 

Here is how to make mooli lacha salad 


250 grams radishes (mooli) 

1 tsp finely chopped green chilies 

½ tsp salt (or to taste) 

3 tsp lime juice 

1 tbsp finely chopped cilantro (coriander) 


Remove the top and bottom 12 inch of the radishes. 

Use a vegetable peeler to peel them, then wash them off with water. 

Use the medium hole on a box grater to shred the radishes. 

Green chiles, cilantro, lime juice, salt, and grated radishes should all be combined. 


Combine Mooli Lachha with your regular meals as a salad. To give your rolls and wraps an extra winter crunch, you may also add some lachha to them. Mooli lachha that has been left over can be seasoned with various spice powders and is also used as a filling for parathas.