Roasted Curry Daikon Radish (Bhutan)

Daikon Radish

Daikon radishes are a favorite of our farmers from Bhutan. Most varieties are large white radishes that are milder than most small radishes but still have some spice. You can prepare them a variety of ways, from stir fry to pickled with carrots as a primary ingredient in Vietnamese banh mi.

Roasted Curry Daikon Radish (Bhutan)


1.5 lb. daikon radish, peeled and cut into ½” pieces

3 Thai chili peppers, chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1/4 cup olive oil

1 tbsp. curry powder

1.5 tbsp kosher salt

Dash of lemon juice

Green onion, chopped



Preheat oven to 400°. Combine daikon radish, peppers, garlic, oil and spices into a bowl and mix to coat. Let sit for 10 minutes. Place radish in a single layer on a cooking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes or until radish is golden brown, flipping once. Garnish with green onion.

Recipe adapted from Just a Pinch

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