Daikon are a root crop with a crunchy texture and a sharp, spicy, hot or sweet taste. They are juicy and sometimes have a pungent smell. Daikon has a crunchy texture and also has a sharp spicy flavour. It is usually eaten raw in salads and can also be used in soups, stir-fries, sambhars, etc., or added to cooked dishes as garnish. The Daikon can be steamed and served as a whole vegetable too.