A tangy side dish for rice prepared with "vathals". Vathals are dried vegetables like pavakka (bitter gourd), sundakkai ( turkey berry), mathankalikai (black night shade), tamara kizhangu (lotus stem) etc. This one is made with bitter gourd vattal, which can be substituted by any other vathal or a mixture of many.
In winter, root vegetables and their greens are widely seen in the market. One such vegetable is white radish with leaves. In some stores radish leaves are sold separate in bunches. But the leaves that come along with white radish is often neglected and thrown. But these leaves when cooked along with radish gives a whole new tasty dish good to go with rice or chapati. This will help you keep well-nourished through the winter. Many of you might not have tried this recipe. So here is one other recipe like the Cauliflower Stalk Curry, something different from the commonly cooked curries.