Punjabi Kadhi Video by Tarla Dalal

Punjabi Kadhi Video by Tarla Dalal

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Punjab has its own Punjabi Kadhi. A preparation of curds, besan, onions and masalas makes the Punjabi Kadhi ready in a jiffy.

Recipe Description for Punjabi Kadhi ( Punjabi Khana )

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Makes 4 servings
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For The Punjabi Kadhi
1 1/2 cups fresh curds (dahi)
2 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
5 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/4 cup sliced onions
2 cloves (laung / lavang) finely
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

Garnish For The Punjabi Kadhi
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

  1. To make the Punjabi kadhi, whisk the curds and besan in a bowl till smooth. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, curry leaves and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a minute.
  4. Add the onions and saute for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the curds-besan mixture, 1½ cups of water and turmeric powder, mix well and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Add the salt and green chillies and simmer the on a slow flame for more 8 to 10 minutes or till the Punjabi kadhi thickens.
  7. Serve the Punjabi kadhi hot garnished with coriander.
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