Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)

Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)

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Gujarati kadhi is inseparable from Gujarati cuisine. besan kadhi is basically a wonderful sweet and spicy curd mixture thickened with gram flour, which can be enhanced in many ways using other ingredients like pakoras and koftas. Gujarati kadhi is a very famous Gujarati preparation and is often cooked on a daily basis.

This simple dish requires tact and perfection, which comes from practice. Remember never to boil the Gujarati kadhi on a high flame as it tends to curdle. The recipe isn’t a complex one all you need to do to get your kadhi right is to take care of the measurements.

See how to make healthy Gujarati kadhi? Simple, all you have to do is drop the sugar or jaggery from the Gujarati kadhi recipe. Since the kadhi is made mainly from curd and besan, it is healthy.

To make Gujarati kadhi, combine curd and besan in a deep bowl and whisk well until no lumps. Add water, mix well and keep aside. Further for the tempering, take oil in a kadhai add mustard seeds and cumin seeds let them crackle. Make sure you take a big kadhai or the kadhi might over flow. Next, add asafoetida and curry leaves. Add the besan-curd water mixture. Further to enhance the taste of our kadhi, add ginger-green chilli paste. Further add sugar and salt. Tradionally, jaggery is added but you can add whatever is available and you can also add a pinch of turmeric to add colour to the kadhi. Mix it very well and let it simmer on medium flame, make sure the flame is not high of it will curdle. Let it boil for 8-10 mins and stir occasionally. Garnish kadhi with coriander and serve with khichdi, puran poli or masala bhaat . We have our Gujarati kadhi with jeera rice and veg pulao at home.

If you want your traditional Gujarati kadhi thick, then add more besan or reduce the quantity of water. It’s really a personal choice of how to make gujarati kadhi!

Enjoy the Gujarati kadhi with hot bowl of khichdi. Our collection of Gujarati Dal Kadhi has many varieties of kadhi recipes like the Bhatia Kadhi, Gujarati Suva Kadhi and Radish Koftas in Kadhi which can be relished with Gujarati Khichdis.

Enjoy Gujarati kadhi recipe | healthy Gujarati kadhi recipe | besan kadhi | with detailed step by step photos and video below.

Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe) recipe - How to make Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients


For The Kadhi
2 cups fresh curd (dahi)
5 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
2 tsp ghee
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
2 pinches of asafoetida (hing)
5 curry leaves (kadi patta)
salt to taste
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
2 tbsp sugar

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For Serving With Kadhi
rotli
puran poli
khichdi

Method
For the kadhi

    For the kadhi
  1. To make kadhi, combine the curds and besan in a deep bowl and whisk well till no lumps remain.
  2. Add 3 cups of water and mix well and keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in a kadhai and add the cumin seeds and mustard seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds.
  5. Add the prepared curds-besan-water mixture, salt, ginger-green chilli paste and sugar, mix well and bring to a boil for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Reduce the flame and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Garnish the kadhi with coriander and serve hot with rotli, puran poli and khichdi.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy241 cal
Protein8.2 g
Carbohydrates24.2 g
Fiber2.9 g
Fat10.1 g
Cholesterol16 mg
Sodium32.7 mg
Kadhi Video, Gujarati Kadhi by Tarla Dalal
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For the Gujarati kadhi recipe

  1. For the Gujarati kadhi recipe | healthy Gujarati kadhi recipe | besan kadhi | in a large bowl, add the curd.
  2. Add the besan.
  3. Add 3 cups of water. If you like thick texture of kadhi, then increase the quantity of gram flour or reduce the quantity of water added.
  4. Using a whisk, mix well till no lumps remain. You can use hand blender too.
  5. Heat the ghee in a kadhai and add the cumin seeds and mustard seeds. Always take a kadhai that is bigger in size as the kadhi will boil and if the kadhai is small, it might overflow.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the asafetida, curry leaves and sauté for 30 seconds or else it will burn.
  7. Add the prepared curds-besan-water mixture.
  8. Add the ginger-green chilli paste. It gives a nice taste to the Gujarati kadhi.
  9. Add salt and sugar. Many Gujarati household use jaggery as a sweetener in the Gujarati kadhi recipe. You can use whatever is available. Some people even add turmeric powder to give a yellowish tinge to the kadhi, you can try adding that too if you want. 
  10. Mix it very well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. Ensure the flame is not too fast as it might start to curdle. It is also important to stir continuously in the initial two minutes so that the mixture is mixed well and doesn’t settle down.
  11. Reduce the flame and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally. At this point, you need not stir continuously as now the kadhi will not curdle.
  12. Garnish with coriander.
  13. Serve the Gujarati kadhi recipe | healthy Gujarati kadhi recipe | besan kadhi | hot with rotli, puran poli and khichdi.  
  14. This Gujarati kadhi | healthy Gujarati kadhi recipe | besan kadhi | is light on the stomach, but you can add pakoras or vegetables to make dapka kadhi, bhinda ni kadhi or bajra roti in kadhi.
     

Reviews

Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 27 May 19 11:27 PM
5

Tarla Dalal
05 Dec 19 09:05 AM
   Chef, thanks for the feedback.
Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 16 Sep 18 06:08 PM
5

One serving of dal or kadhi means? And what is the size of cup means how much ml?
Tarla Dalal
17 Sep 18 09:07 AM
   Hello doctor, The serving size is not measured in grams. It is the approximate portion a person can eat in a meal.
Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 27 Jul 18 12:50 AM
5

tried this recipe was really tasty and creamy added a little more sugar than the recipe but was too good had it with chapati and papad..
Tarla Dalal
27 Jul 18 09:31 AM
   Hello, We are delighted you loved the Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe). Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking!!
Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 26 Apr 17 12:01 PM
5

Tried your Bhindi and Batata chips nu shaak. Very delicious. Thank you
Tarla Dalal
26 Apr 17 12:35 PM
   Hi Khushman, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 23 Jan 17 06:35 PM
5

lovely receipe
Tarla Dalal
27 Jul 18 09:34 AM
   Hello, We are delighted you loved the Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe). Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking!!
Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 23 Sep 16 06:11 AM
5

I have made this only one time before, a couple of years ago. I found this recipe last night and made it tonight along with khichdi. Needless to say my husband was very happy. Turned out like moms, he said.
Tarla Dalal
23 Sep 16 09:40 AM
   Hi Susan , we are delighted you loved the Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe). Well done. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 04 Jul 14 04:08 PM
5

It's a perfect kadhi recipe. Tastes just like how you get in restaurants. Perfect combination of sweet and sour.
Tarla Dalal
27 Jul 18 09:35 AM
   Hello, We are delighted you loved the Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe). Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking!!
Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 03 Jul 13 12:24 PM
5

After I tried this at home, taste of old style of kadhi is forgotten by family members..Love Gujarati kadhi..
Tarla Dalal
27 Jul 18 09:37 AM
   Hello, We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking!!
Kadhi
 on 21 Nov 10 10:51 PM
5