Feb 26, 2010

Gujarati Kadhi

There are quite a few varieties of "Kadhi" in India, it varies in taste as per local preference. Punjabi Kadhi, Pakoda Kadhi, Gujarati Kadhi etc.

This recipe is from Gujarat region and which is normally a bit sweeter than in other parts on India. Though in southern region of Gujarat, it is prepared without sugar.



Let's collect Ingredients:
2 tablespoons gram flour
2 teacups fresh yogurt
1 teaspoon Chilli- Ginger paste
2 tablespoons sugar (approx.) or to taste.
Salt to taste
For the tempering
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
A few curry leaves
2 teaspoons clarified butter (ghee)

Let's start cooking :
1. Mix the gram flour, Yogurt and mix well. Add 3 teacups of water. Beat.
2. Add the chilli-ginger paste, curry leaves, sugar and put to boil.
3. Boil whilst stirring for a while. Add salt.
4. Prepare the tempering by heating the ghee (clarified butter) and frying the cumin and mustard seeds until they turn brown. Add the asafoetida and red chilli.
5. Add the tempering to the kadhi and boil for a few minutes.

If you like coriander then you can sprinkle that on top and serve hot.

It is eaten with cumin rice, pulav, khichdi etc.

7 comments:

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Ready for this warm soothing bowl of kadhi..

~ Lopa said...

yes warm kadhi and hot spicy khichdi, yummmm :)

Arti said...

Hi lopa,
The kadhi is really delicious.
Though i prefer the spicy version still, this sweet one looks equally mouth watering!!

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Siddhi S said...

wow loved this version of kadhi..gujrati kadis always taste nice...nice n simple recipe lopa...

Ms.Chitchat said...

First time to ur space and loved it. Kadhi is too good and makes me yearn for it now. I too lived in Baroda for a short period and used to relish Gujarathi cuisines. Following u to enjoy ur recipes instantly as u post.

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Daisy Blue said...

Kadhi looks lovely..following you to track your recipes..

~ Lopa said...

Thanks everyone for these encouraging words :)
It is nice to meet so many people this delicious way of sharing :)

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