Friday, August 22, 2014

GUJARATI KADHI


This is one of the most popular and simplest dish in the Gujarati Cuisine. It is sweet and tangy flavoured, easy to make and light on the stomach. The key ingredients are yogurt and gram flour. Unlike other kadhis this has thin consistency. 

Ingredients:
Sour curds ....... 1 - 1 & 1/2 cups.
Gram flour (besan)... 1 tbsp.
Water ............ 4 cups
Ginger ........... 1 tsp. (crushed)
Green chillies .... 1 tsp (crushed)
Fenugreek seeds .... 1 tsp.
Cumin seeds ........... 1 tsp.
Turmeric powder .... 1/4 tsp.
Jaggery ............... a small piece... or (1 tsp sugar)
Asafoetida ........... a pinch
Cloves .................. 2-3
Cinnamon stick ... a small piece.
Salt ..................... to taste
Curry leaves ........ 1 sprig
Coriander leaves ... handful.
Oil

Method:
1. Blend the curd with water and gram flour.

2. In a pan heat some oil and add the fenugreek and cumin seeds.When they crackle add the crushed ginger, curry leaves, green chillies, cloves, cinnamon and asafoetida.
3. Now pour the curd mixture into it and add salt, turmeric powder and jaggery.

4. Allow it to simmer for 15-20 minutes until the quantity is reduced to 3 cups.
5. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with plain rice.



12 comments:

  1. Dear Shobha, Kadi is very delicious..thanks for sharing..nice picture..

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    1. Thanks Nithu..earlier I used to make it without the cloves and cinnamon...but this tip was given to me by a Gujarati friend...it really tastes very good with the distinct flavour of these two spices.I would really recommend you to try it out.

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  2. gujrati kadi has always been a family fav....must try the way you make it!!

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    1. Yes and it is so easy to make too.

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  3. Love it with rice- perfect comfort food!

    US Masala

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  4. Want to try kadhi for a long time.. But never. Thus time will for sure..

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    1. Must try Akila.. it hardly takes time

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  5. my favorite kadhi.. looks tasty..

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