Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Dahi ki kadhi


2 cups yogurt
1 onions
4-6 green chilies
1/4 tbsp Turmeric powder
1 tbsp Ginger paste & Garlic paste
Salt to taste
3 tbsp Besan (Gram Flour)
5-6 Curry leaves
2 - 4 Garlic Cloves

For Roasted and Ground Masala

1 tbsp Cumin seeds (zeera)
1 tbsp Mustard seeds (rai)

Ingredients for pakoda:

1 cup Besan (Gram Flour)
1 tbsp Red Chili
1/4 tbsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tbsp Soda Powder
1 tbsp Ginger paste & Garlic paste
Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
Mint leaves (finely chopped)
Salt to taste
1 cup oil

For seasoning (Baghar)

4 tbsp Oil
1 tbsp Cumin seeds (Zeera)
1 tbsp Black mustard seeds (Rai)
2-4 Garlic Cloves (optional)
2 Dried Red chilies  (optional)


For roasted and ground masala

In a large non-stick saucepan/Khadhai at medium heat, Add Cumin seeds, black mustard seeds
and dry roasted for 1 minute-or till slightly darker in colour and then grind into a fine smooth powder keep aside.
Then Grind the green chillies into fine paste.

In a large bowl add the yoghurt; beat it with the spoon or a whisk to make it smooth
Then in a small cup add water mix Besan flour without lumps
Pour over into the yoghurt mix it well without lumps
Add fine Green chilli paste powder and zeera and rai powder,
Add ginger & garlic paste, turmeric powder, salt, and mix it well.

In a large cooking bowl pour yoghurt mixture over a tea net to trap all of the loose mixture
Into the blow then add sliced onion, green chillies  curry leaves and garlic cloves leave it for low heat till its thick paste.
Stir often to prevent burning, if required, sprinkle a little water/Besan from time to time prevent from burning.

Method for the Pakoda,

In a bowl add Besan, red chilli powder, turmeric powder salt, soda powder, mix the dry Ingredients well add water mix to form a thick, smooth batter, add ginger paste and garlic paste, coriander and mint finely chopped mix well.
Meanwhile in a saucepan add oil at medium high heat, 
Let batter fry until it is golden brown, about 3-5 minutes.
Then after pakoda is done add into the Yoghurt batter.

Then for Baghar

Add cumin seeds, black mustard seeds, 
after few seconds add garlic cloves (optional) & dried red chillies (optional)
 stir for few seconds remove from the heat. 
Then pour the Baghar over and 
let it cook for 5 minutes & remove from the heat.
Enjoy it..!!!

Serve with Plain rice / Talwa ghost/chicken ka salan/ Roti.


  1. Khadi sounds superb Roha...i am a fan of this ...had it long back never tried it at home cos of the process.....though easy

  2. this looks wonderful following your site

  3. Hy Roha,
    first time ur space..
    awesome presentation..
    kadhi sounds absolutely delicious..
    Am your happy follower now..:)
    do stop by mine sometime..
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  4. I love khadi.. My friend used to make them for me.. love the color.. u brought back memories for me.. :)

    New to ur space and absolutely love it here..
    Do visit me as time permits..

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  5. Khadi looks creamy and tasty... Happy to follow you now :)

  6. Hey dear first time here....u hv a bful blog with stunning pics..wonder how I missed it...
    Anyways would love to hear a word from u too...
    this looks delicious.any leftovers pls.?..Yummo
    Following u..

  7. Hi! I tried this recipe but my kadi dint turn out as good looking as yours (it was perfect in taste thought) The yoghurt curdles and broke into bits when I put the dahi-besan mixture on the stove and it dint look creamy or appetising at all! :( Where did I go wrong? Can you help?

  8. Excellent, I was in hunt for a good kadi recipe and I think I will be making it this weekend, let you know soon.

    I always love steaming hot kadi and steaming hot white rice together. But have not made it together like this. And I'll be making this soon now.

  9. It was so so yum. I made my own variation of you kadhi and it went really well with chapati. Thank you so much. Check my blog

  10. This is very delicious, i have to eat this item at my friend house its really amazing and beautiful in taste. Looking nice and informative blog thanks for sharing it restaurant near venkateshwar college


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