How to Make Boiled Daikon Radish at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

A healthy diet is what everyone looks for. Everyone wants to healthy and live a good and healthy life. Some various salads and recipes offer us healthy nutrients and are quite lighter if considered from a digestion point of view. But some recipes are quite healthy but we don’t know about them. These recipes are the underrated ones and nobody knows about them. But don’t you worry, I am here to share all those recipes with you that you will not find anywhere else. So ready to witness a healthy and simple recipe that will make your health journey better? Let’s start then.

The least known recipe that I am talking about is Boiled Daikon Radish Recipe. This Daikon is an Asian radish that looks like a parsnip but has no pungent smell like that. They are quite healthy and good for those who like to have a diet with almost no calories and fats. This will help you to maintain your strict diet and will not affect your plan at all.

Talking about daikons, they are known for their healthy nature. They are rich in various nutrients that include calcium, magnesium, potassium and copper. The other nutrients that it contains in higher amounts are Vitamin C and folate. Making this ingredient a part of your regular diet is a good idea and will help you in return.

Ingredients for Boiled Daikon Radish

Daiko Radish 1 pound
Ginger 1 Slice 
Water 1 cup
Oyster Sauce 1 tsp.
Salt ½ tsp.
Sugar ¼ tsp.
Ground White Pepper ¼ tsp.
Scallion 1 pc.
Sesame Oil ¼ tsp.

The ingredients listed above are the only requirement that this recipe needs. You all have to grab them and start the preparations at home. The ingredients are common and will be easily available at any shop near your home.

How Much Time Will it Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
5 Minutes 25 Minutes 30 Minutes

The time that this recipe takes to get complete is quite less. You don’t need to spend all of your time in the kitchen. It’s easy to manage some of your time from your daily schedule and make this Boiled Daikon Radish Recipe at home with such timings.

The last and the most awaited part of the recipe that everyone is curiously waiting for is here. The steps listed below are the easiest and can be followed by anyone who is not even familiar with cooking and related stuff. This is undoubtedly going to help you out and make an awesome recipe at home on your own.

Boiled Daikon Radish Recipe

Boiled Daikon Radish Recipe
  1. Slice these daikons radish into thick, bite-sized pieces and add all the ingredients in the pot filled with water and bring it to a boil.
  2. Cover the pot and let everything boil on medium heat. Let it cook for about 20 minutes and check whether the daikon is tender or not. Keep stirring occasionally.
  3. Once they are tender, remove the heat and take them off the water. Garnish with some chopped scallion and a little sesame oil, if you want. Toss it well and serve!

Your ultra-healthy diet and food is ready! Enjoy this Boiled daikon radish and keep your fitness on the point. It is a good meal considering if you love to keep s strict diet schedule. Do try it and see the difference in your metabolism.

Nutritional Breakdown of Boiled Daikon Radish

The nutritional details that are highly recommended are mentioned in the table below. To all the fitness freaks who want correct and precise notations of the nutritional elements, here you all have it.

Calories 28
Carbohydrates 6 gm.
Protein 1 gm.
Fiber 2 gm.
Iron 0.5 mg.
Calcium 31 mg.

How to Make Boiled Daikon Radish at Home | Video

Those who love to have a healthy diet but don’t know what to do and how to make it. The video below will help you to make this Boiled Daikon Radish easily and comfortably at home.

Video By: TabiEats

Can’t wait to begin with the recipe? Try it and share your reviews in the comment section. Just in case you have any queries related to the recipe, you can ask your questions in the comment section. If you liked this recipe, do share it with your family and friends. Bon Appetite!

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