Peel radish, grate, cover with water and add 1 dessert spoon salt. Allow to soak for 1/2 hour. Slice onions and green chillies. Heat oil and add onions, curry leaves, green chillies
and fry until onions are golden brown. Then add radish well squeezed and mixed with lime juice, chillie powder, turmeric powder, salt , Maldive fish if added and crushed red chillies and stir well.
Fry 2-3 minutes on high heat and then reduce the heat and cook until tender. Add a little tamarind juice for extra sour taste if desired