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Thechwani (Crushed radish roots and Potato curry )

harish joshi
The Thechwani Recipe come originally from Uttarakhand. Potatoes and radish root (pahari mula) are cooked in varied masalas and chillies. The radish root or the potatos are never cut, but crushed into pieces in this recipe.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, uttarakhand
Servings 4 People


  • Stone Grinder or grinder machine


  • 300 gram potatoes peeled and crushed
  • 100 gram radish roots pahadi mula
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder for tadka
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder for tadka
  • 1 tbsp coriander Powder for tadka
  • 3 tbsp cumin whole for tadka, and homemade masala
  • garlic whole for tadka, and homemade masala
  • salt, or to taste
  • 4 cup spring water
  • 3 tbsp homemade masala whole cumin, sarson seeds, and garlic
  • Fresh tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp mustard oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds for tadka


  • Make small pieces of pahadi mula (radish roots) and potato using a stone grinder.
  • Once your pahadi mula (radish roots) and potato is done keep a side.
  • Prepare a homemade masala take some peeled garlic, Yellow mustard seeds, and whole cumin Then simply throw your spices in the grinder, mix it up Well. once your magical masala is done keep a side.
  • Saute cumin seeds, jakhya seeds (rai seeds) and chopped garlic.
  • Add potatoes, radish roots, tomatoes, and salt, add spices turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder.
  • Now, add dry Homemade spices and water.
  • Cover with the lid and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Thechwani is ready before serve check salt.
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