Pujabi Kadhi
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Indian
  • For Pakora
  • 1 cup Besan (Chick Pea Flour)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Oil, For frying
  • 2 cups Yogurt,can be substituted with sour buttermilk
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon tumeric powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon tumeric powder
  • 2 teaspoon Panch phodan (mix of methi,jeera, sauf, mustard seeds)
  • 1 tablespoon Kasuri Methi
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • FOR Additional TADKA (tempering)
  • 2 teaspoon Ghee/ oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, pref kashimi mirch
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida/ hing, optional
  1. Heat 2 teaspoon oil in a deep pan, add panch phodan, chopped onions and saute it for few mins
  2. once the onions and stir it till it starts to get translucent
  3. In a bowl take one tablespoon besan and mix it with water
  4. Add 2 cups of yogurt and whisk is nicely making sure its completely is mixed up
  5. Add tumeric, kasoori methi and red chilli powder to the onions and oanch phodan in pan,
  6. add the yogurt and besan mixture to the pan and stir it
  7. next add bowl of water to the pan and salt and let it simmer
  8. now that kadhi is simmer in low heat, lets make pakoras, take 1/12 cups of besan
  9. add ¼ cup of water,
  10. add more if needed, and whisk it together, consisency should be of thick mixture not runny
  11. Take a small pan and heat oil for frying
  12. add salt to the pakoras mixture and start dropping small balls to the hot oil
  13. take a sauce pan warm water to put fried dumplings in this helps keep the pakoras soft
  14. once the pakoras get the brown color drain it out of oil and drop it in warm water
  15. let the pakoras rest in warm water for 20 mins
  16. drain all the extra water from the pakoras and add to the kadhi which is nicely cooked by now
  17. Cook it for few more minutes
  18. next take one teaspoon of oil, add jeera, hing and red chilli powder on top of the kadhi before serving
Recipe by Khatta Meetha at http://khattameetha.com/north-indian-recipes/punjabi-kadhi