Central Asian Black Radish and Fried Onion Salad

If you do not know how to use a strange black ball-like roots, here’s an option. A simple salad of two ingredients – black radish and onion. The sweetness of onions reduces the sharpness and bitterness of radish. This salad is perfect for the Central Asian rice dishes, such as a pilaf or plov. If you fill that radish taste too sharp, cover it with cold water for half an hour, then drain in a colander and use.

Central Asian Black Radish and Fried Onion Salad

Yield: 2 servings

1 medium black radish root
1 medium yellow or sweet onion
1-2 tbsp. olive oil
salt and pepper

Central Asian Black Radish and Fried Onion Salad

Wash and peel radish, grate on a grater with small holes, I used my Börner Thin Julienne Vegetable Slicer, squeeze a little with hand. Peel and slice onion.

Heat oil in medium pan, add onion and cook in medium heat until brown 4-5 minutes, stirring.

Mix together radish and hot onion with all oil, add salt and pepper to taste. Splash of vinegar or lemon juice can be added.

Central Asian Black Radish and Fried Onion Salad

1 serving (without oil)  is about 20 calories

Central Asian Black Radish and Fried Onion Salad
Central Asian Black Radish and Fried Onion Salad

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