Besan Kadhi Recipe

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Besan Kadhi – Get the mouth watering Besan Kadhi recipe online from this page. It is easy to prepare and takes normal preparation time. You can serve it as a full course mea Read More

Besan Kadhi – Get the mouth watering Besan Kadhi recipe online from this page. It is easy to prepare and takes normal preparation time. You can serve it as a full course meal for dinner or lunch. Hide

INGREDIENTS

1) Yoghurt 360 gm

2) Gram flour (besan) 120 gm

3) Carom (ajwain) seeds 2.5 gm

4) Cumin (jeera) seeds 2.5 gm

5) Fenugreek (methi) seeds 1.25 gm

6) Green chillies, chopped 5

7) Groundnut oil 60 ml

8) Mustard (sarson) seeds 1.25 gm

9) Oil to deep fry

10) Onion rounds ( 1/4"" thick) 150 gm

11) Potatoes, cut round 150 gm

12) Red chilli powder 1 tsp

13) Red chillies, whole 4

14) Salt to taste

15) Soda bi-carb a pinch

16) Turmeric (haldi) powder 1 tsp

METHOD

1. Whisk yoghurt, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric and half the gram flour together in a bowl.
2. Keep aside. Sieve the other half of the gram flour and soda bi-carb together, add the carom seeds and mix enough water to make a thick batter.
3. Beat well. Add green chillies. Heat enough oil in a kadhai to deep fry.
4. Drop large spoonfuls of the batter in the oil to get 1 1/2 inch puffy dumplings.
5. Fry till golden brown on both sides. Remove and keep aside.
6. Heat 45 ml/3 tablespoons oil in a handi, add the yoghurt mixture and 720 ml/3 cups water.
7. Bring to a boil, reduce to a low heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes, stirring constantly to avoid the yoghurt from curdling.
8. Add the potatoes and onions and cook till potatoes are done.
9. Add the dumplings and simmer for 3 minutes.
10. Heat the remaining 15 ml/1 tablespoon oil in a small frying pan.
11. Add the cumin, mustard and fenugreek seeds and saute till the cumin crackles.
12. Add the whole red chillies. Stir.
13. Pour this tempering over the simmering hot kadhi.
14. Remove to a serving bowl and serve with boiled rice.

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REVIEWS & DISCUSSIONS

Mission accomplished! I have learnt to cook this Besan Kadhi recipe finally! I attempted to make it earlier but unfortunately, it dint’ turned out well. But this time I made it finally! My friends liked it too.
By: Maheena, Form: Islamabad, on 31 Aug, 2016