Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Hyderabadi Chawal ki Kadhi


1/2 kg Lamb/Beef Meat
2 Onions (finely chopped)
3 Tomato (finely chopped)
3 tbsp Rice Powder ( powder) soaked rice 1- 2 hours / dried the rice grind into powder
1  tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1  tbsp Red chilli powder
¼ tbsp Turmeric powder
1 tbsp Coriander powder
2 green chillies finely chopped
Raw Tamarind juice (imli ka khata)/2 tbsp Lemon juice
2-3 Bay leaves
Salt – to taste
1/2 Cup Oil

For Roasted and Ground Masala

1 tbsp Cumin seeds powder (zeera)
1 tbsp Nigella seed (Kalaunji)- optional                                   
1/2 Fenugreek seeds ( methi dana)- optional

For seasoning (Baghar)

6 tbsp Oil
2  tbsp Cumin seeds
2 Garlic Cloves- optional 
2 Dried Red/Green chillies  
6-8 Curry Leaves

For Garnish
Coriander leaves (finely chopped )
Mint leaves (finely chopped)


Wash the rice and soak it in surplus water for about 1-2 hours and drain the rice and spread the rice on a paper towel / in a cotton cloth  and allow to dry out for an 30- 45 minutes.once the rice is dried  then grind the rice into powder.

Clean and wash the mutton pieces, add ginger and garlic paste & onion, tomatoes,red chilli powder & turmeric, oil  and pressure cook  for 3/4 whistles without adding too much of water,until the meat is tender, then keep aside.

In a large non-stick saucepan/Khadhai at medium heat, Dry Roast cumin seeds, for 1 minute-or till slightly darker in colour and then grind to a fine smooth paste keep aside.

Then  add  Tamarind juice (imli ka khata),lemon juice,roasted ground masala and bay leaves, Let it cook for about 10 minutes.
In a small bowl add rice powder in a small amount water, mix it well without any lumps,add rice paste into and keep stirring
Then add green chilli, salt to taste & till its creamy and thicken on a low flame.

Meanwhile In a saucepan add oil at medium high heat,add  cumin seeds, black mustard seeds(optional), after few seconds add  dried red /green chillies, curry leaves stir for few seconds /until the seeds crackle. 

Then pour the Baghar over the kadhi and let it cook for 5 minutes & remove from the heat.

Garnish with coriander,mint leaves.
Enjoy It..!!


  1. very delicious and tempting..

  2. when i read the name of the post...i thought it's a rice dish.. :) and i was thinking how cum thr is a veg recipe here...but awesome dear as always!
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  4. Delicious curry and rice love it.

  5. I love this presentation & your dish looks so nice,another great recipe...Thanks for sharing with Event :Cook like a Celebrity Chef

  6. yummy recipe.but there is no logo in both the recipes.please link the logo in the post.

  7. yummy recipe.but there is no logo in both the recipes.please link the logo in the post.

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