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Friday, May 18, 2012

Edible Radish Seed Pods Salad

radish seed pod edible salad

Crunchy. Peppery. Fresh. Delicious. 

Radish fruit/siliqua or seed pods are bursting at this time in our garden and I am using them liberally in my cooking these days.

When we first started growing radish in our home garden, I was not sure what to expect. I love radish but more than that I relish the mildly bitter radish greens. The first time I laid eyes on the radish flowers - beautiful lilac and white ones - I was smitten.

And then, when we let it go to seed, the seed pods were a fantastic discovery.

edible radish seed pods siliqua

Crisp spring greens topped with radish seed pods, some toasted unsalted pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds, and a drizzling of Pear Gorgonzola dressing makes a fantastic spring salad.

radish seed pods edible

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  • At 11:20 AM, Blogger Kavs said…

    we call these "Dingree" in marathi and they tast heavenly cooked as a simple stir fry with a dash of lime. Enjoy your bounty!

  • At 11:04 AM, Blogger Sheela said…

    Thanks, Kavs! Will try it with a dash of lime next time :)


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