What is Daikon Radish?

What Is Daikon Radish?

Daikon is a popular ingredient in Japanese, Chinese, and other Asian dishes. It is also called white radish, Japanese radish, Chinese radish, Habanos, daikon, loo bak, winter radish, and turbo. The vegetable looks like a big, round, white carrot and is often eaten raw, cooked, or pickled. When a white radish grows underground the whole time, it will be soft and crisp and have a mild flavor.