White radish is also known as Daikon. Radish looks like carrot and it is crunchy. It is a popular ingredient used to make sabzi, stuffed paranthas, pakodas, salads, pickles and as garnish. It is also the principal ingredient in a variety of sambar, in which roundels of the radish are boiled with onions, tamarind pulp, lentils, and a special spice powder. When cooked, it can release a very strong odor. This soup, called mullangi sambar is very popular and mixed with cooked rice to make a good meal. Radish white is an excellent source of Vitamin C, B6 and Folate. Vitamin C helps to boost bone health, blood vessels and it also helps the body to absorb iron. Vitamin B6 is very important for brain function and nerve functions. It is also responsible for the function of red blood cell generation. It is also a key ingredient in DNA maintenance and generation. It also contains minerals like potassium, copper, magnesium, phosphorus and calcium. White radish has the ability to decrease body temperature and it is often used as a remedy for cold.