Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Dal Dhokli Recipe-How to make Dal Dhokli

Dal Dhokli is a very popular Gujarati dish in which spiced uncooked pieces of whole wheat dough are simmered in the dal or cooked separately and added to dal and then simmered. It is very delicious and makes a filling meal by itself. I normally do not have rice with it but if you prefer you can have it with rice and ghee. In our home we call this "Indian style homemade pasta in dal". Today we will learn how to make Dal dhokli following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Dal Dhokli

Dal Dhokli Recipe

 Prep Time : 20 mins
 Cook Time : 20 mins 
 Serves: 2-3
 Recipe CategoryLunch
 Recipe CuisineGujarati
 Author:

   Ingredients needed

   For the dough/dokli

   Whole wheat flour - 1/2 cup
   Gram flour - 2 tsp
   Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
   Red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
   Carom seeds/omam - 1/4 tsp
   Oil/ghee - 2 tsp
   Salt - 1/4 tsp

   For the Dal

   Tur dal - 1/2 cup
   Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

   Spice Powder

   Red chilli powder - 3/4-1 tsp
   Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
   Cumin powder - 3/4 tsp
   Coriander powder - 1 tsp
   Salt needed

   For the Seasoning

   Oil -1 1/2 tbsp
   Ghee/clarified butter - 1 tbsp
   Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
   Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
   Dry red chilli - 2-3
   Hing - a generous pinch
   Curry leaves - a sprig
   Tomato - 1-2

   For Garnishing

   Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp finely chopped
   Lemon juice as per taste (optional)
   Onion - 2 tbsp finely chopped (optional)


Preparations

In a bowl, mix together, whole wheat flour, gram flour, turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder, carom seeds and oil.

Add warm water, little at a time and make a soft pliable dough just as you make for chapati. Knead it well and keep it covered for 15 minutes.

Pressure cook dal with turmeric powder for 3 whistles. Once the pressure subsides, open the cooker and mash it well. Keep it aside. If you are new to cooking dal, check how to cook dal?


how to make dhokli for dal dhokli

After 15 minutes, divide the dough into 2 equal parts. Make smooth balls and flatten it.

Take a ball, dust wheat flour and roll it out into a big chapati approximately 7 - 7 1/2 inches in diameter.

Making dhokli

Cut it into squares (using knife or pizza cutter), sprinkle a little flour and remove it. Dusting a little flour makes it easier to remove the pieces. Repeat the same for the other dough ball.

dhokli cut into squares

In a pot, bring plenty of water to boil. When water starts boiling, reduce the heat and add the dhoklis.

Cook on medium heat, stirring at regular intervals. It will take about 10 -15 minutes for the dhoklis to get cooked (stirring is important to prevent the dhoklis from sticking to each other).

cooking dhokli

While the dhoklis are cooking, we will prepare the dal (do not forget to stir the dhoklis at regular intervals).

Method

Heat ghee + oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red chillies, hing and curry leaves.

dal dhokli preparations

When mustard seeds splutters, add the chopped tomatoes and all the spice powder mentioned under "spice powder" and salt needed.

Cook until tomato becomes mushy and leaves oil.

Making of dal for dal dhokli

Add the cooked dal, 1 1/2 cups of water and mix well.

Gujarathi Dal dhokli

When it starts boiling, add the cooked dhoklis. Simmer and cook stirring for 5-6 minutes.

How to make Dal Dhokli

Once you add the dhoklis, it will start to thicken. You may adjust the consistency of the dal dhokli as per your preferences by adding more or less water.

Dal Dhokli Recipe

Once you get the desired consistency, remove from heat. Squeeze few drops of lemon juice, mix well and garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.

If you prefer, you can also garnish with finely chopped onions and boiled peanuts. Enjoy piping hot dal dhokli with papads or with rice and ghee. You can also add a small bit of jaggery when simmering the dal, if preferred.

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Pizza Paratha Recipe-Multigrain Pizza Paratha

Bored of rotis and parathas, try this delicious pizza paratha for a change. This pizza paratha is nothing but paratha made in pizza style. It is parathas made with pizza toppings, cheese and pizza seasonings. It is a healthier variation of the regular pizza we get outside. Pizza paratha is great for breakfast, lunch or as a snack. It is a favorite among kids and adults alike. It can be served as an after school snack for kids. It is very easy to made and tastes great. It has plenty of vegetables and is enriched with the goodness of multigrain atta. I have used Aashirvaad Multigrain atta for this dish as it has the goodness of oats, channa, soya, maize and psyllium husk. Today let us learn how to make Multigrain pizza paratha following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Pizza Paratha Recipe-Multigrain Pizza Paratha

Aashirvaad is India's most trusted atta brand. I have been using their regular atta and multigrain atta long since. What I love about aashirwad atta is that it is free of maida (0% maida 100% atta) and their multigrain atta has the goodness of six different grains like wheat, soya, channa, oat, maize and psyllium husk providing  an added advantage over regular atta. It is designed to provide nourishment for people of all ages. The rotis and parathas made with multigrain atta retains the same taste and soft texture of rotis made with wheat flour. I remember making my own multigrain atta with whole wheat berries, soya and channa. From buying good quality grains, cleaning, hulling, drying, milling, it is a tedious process and involves lot of work. This all-new variant - Aashirvaad Atta with Multigrains is convenient to use, saves time and drudgery.
aashirwaad multigrain atta

Multigrain Pizza Paratha

Multigrain Pizza Paratha

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 15 mins 
 Yields: 2 Pizza Parathas
 Recipe CategoryBreakfast-Lunch-Snack
 Recipe CuisineIndian
 Author:

   Ingredients needed

   For the Dough

   Aashirwaad Multigrain Atta - 1 cup
   Salt - 1/4 tsp
   Oil - 2 tsp

   For the Pizza Paratha

   Yellow Bell pepper -1 small or 1/2 a medium size
   Green Bell pepper -1 small or 1/2 a medium size
   Red bell pepper - 1 small or 1/2 a medium size size
   Onion - 1 medium size
   Sweet Corn - 1/4 cup
   Pizza Sauce - 1-2 tbsp
   Grated mozzarella cheese as needed
   Dried Oregano - 1 tsp
   Chilli flakes or paprika - 3/4 tsp
   Salt to taste

   Butter or Ghee to tawa cook parathas


Preparations

In a bowl, take 1 cup of multigrain atta, add 1 tsp oil, salt and mix well. Add warm water and make a soft dough. Then grease your hands with a tsp of oil and knead the dough well. Let it rest for 15 minutes. Keep it covered.

multigrain roti dough

Prepare pizza sauce at home or get it ready made. Check the recipe for homemade pizza sauce.

Discard the seeds and cut bell pepper into thin slices. Cut onion into thin slices. Cook sweet corn if it is not cooked and keep it ready.

In a bowl, mix together bell peppers (all colors), sweet corn, onion, grated cheese (use mozzarella or any local Indian cheese), dried oregano, chilli flakes or paprika and salt needed. Taste and adjust seasonings. Mix everything well.

how to make pizza paratha

Divide the dough into 4 equal parts. Make smooth balls.

Take a dough ball, flatten it, dust flour and roll it out gently into a circle (or roti) using a rolling pin to a diameter of approximately 7-8 inch. Roll another ball in the same way and keep it aside.

Spread pizza sauce all over one roti, leaving a small space around the corners.

Pizza Paratha Recipe

Spread the required vegetable mixture on top of it. Top it with more grated cheese. You can also sprinkle more chilli flakes if you prefer it spicy.

pizza paratha

Cover it with the other roti. Press it gently with your hand and seal the edges by pressing both the rotis together. Alternatively you can fold the corners and seal gently.

Multigrain Pizza Paratha recipe

Heat a tawa, when it it is hot, gently place the pizza paratha.

Spread oil or ghee or butter all over and cook both sides on medium low heat until well cooked. 

paratha pizza step by step

Remove from heat. With the help of a pizza cutter or knife, cut the pizza paratha into 4 pieces and enjoy!! Repeat the same process for the other pizza paratha.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe-How to make Pizza Sauce from Fresh Tomatoes

Homemade pizza sauce is so easy to make and requires very few ingredients and seasonings. It is also very economical compared to store bought pizza sauce. Moreover store bought ones are loaded with sodium and other preservatives. Another advantage is that you can add less or more of seasonings as per your taste/preferences. Today we will learn how to make pizza sauce following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Homemade Pizza Sauce

Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe

Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 20 mins 
 Yields:3/4-1 cup
 Recipe CategoryHow to-Cooking basics
 Recipe CuisineInternational
 Author:

   Ingredients needed

   Large Ripe tomatoes - 7
   Olive oil - 2 1/2 tbsp
   Onion - 1 medium size
   Garlic - 4-5 cloves
   Tomato ketchup - 2 tbsp
   Dried Oregano - 1 tsp
   Dried Basil - 1 tsp
   Dried Thyme - 1/2 tsp
   Paprika - 3/4 tsp
   Sugar - 1/2 tsp
   Salt to taste
   Pepper powder to taste


Preparations

Finely chop onions and mince garlic.

Method

Wash tomatoes well. Make an X cut at the base of the tomatoes (see pic below).

Bring water to boil in a large pot. When water starts boiling, add the tomatoes. Let it remain for 2-3 minutes.

How to make Pizza Sauce from Fresh Tomatoes

Remove it from hot water and drop them in a bowl of ice cold water. Then drain the water.

Peel the skin, de seed and chop 3 tomatoes finely (if there are few seeds, it does not matter) and keep it aside.

Pizza Sauce from Fresh Tomatoes

Peel the skin, de seed and blend the other 4 tomatoes.

Heat olive oil in a pan, add finely chopped onions and garlic. Saute until it turns translucent.

how to make pizza sauce

Add the chopped tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Mash it if needed.

Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe

Add the tomato puree, tomato ketchup and the seasonings (oregano, basil, thyme, paprika, sugar, pepper powder and salt to taste).

pizza sauce recipe

Mix well and cook simmered for 15-20 minutes stirring from time to time until the sauce thickens.

Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe

Taste and adjust seasonings as preferred. Homemade pizza sauce is ready.

Note - Adjust seasonings as per your taste. You may add chilli flakes or chilli powder instead of paprika. I have used paprika as it is less spicy compared to chilli powder or chilli flakes.

Storage and Shelf life - Homemade Pizza sauce will last for a few days in the fridge and for months in the freezer. Freeze leftover sauce in ice cube trays and then pack it in zip lock bag and freeze it.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Wheat Grass-How to Grow Wheat Grass at Home

What is wheat grass? Wheat grass is the young grass of a wheat plant. Wheat grass is especially rich in chlorophyll and is loaded with many nutrients. It is also known as "Green blood" due of its high chlorophyll content. Apart from that, it has vitamin A, Vitamin B,E, K and laetrile, B17 etc. Dr.Ann Wigmore discovered the powerful healing properties of wheat grass juice - “the richest nutritional liquid known to man” According to http://hippocratesinst.org - "Wheat grass juice is nature’s finest medicine. Among other things wheat grass juice is particularly high in chlorophyll. Wheat grass cleanses and builds the blood (improves the level of hemoglobin in blood) due to its high content of chlorophyll." Wheat grass is juiced when the plant is young as it will be rich in chlorophyll at that stage and the juice will also taste a little sweet. As wheat grass juice is highly alkaline and high in nutrients, it helps in detoxification also. It has wound healing properties, improves immunity, fights infections and even benefits the digestive system. Do you know that it is easy to grow wheat grass at home. Let us see how to grow wheat grass at home with pictures.

Wheat grass-How to Grow Wheat Grass at Home

Wheat Grass Juice Nutrition-How to Grow Wheat Grass

Wheat Grass Juice Nutrition-How to Grow Wheat Grass

 Recipe CategoryGardening-How to
 Author:

   Ingredients needed

   Shallow pots
   Good potting mixture
   Wheat berries - 50 - 100 grams


How to Grow Wheat Grass

Buy good quality wheat berries. (any wheat berry is fine)

Day - 1

Wash and soak wheat berries overnight or for 12-13 hours.

Day - 2

On the second day, wash it well, drain the water and tie it in a soft cotton or muslin cloth.

soak wheat berries-steps in growing wheat grass

Day 3

You will find that the wheat berries has sprouted a little.

sprouted wheat berries

Take a shallow pot. Fill it up with a good potting mix and moisten the soil. No chemical fertilizers should be used. (see to it that the pot has holes for proper drainage of water)

Spread the sprouted wheat berries on the soil and cover it with a thin layer of the same potting mix.

How to Grow Wheat Grass at Home

Sprinkle water every day. See to it that the soil is moist and not dry or soggy. Keep the pot in partial sunlight and not under direct sunlight.

Day 8

On the 8 th day, you will find that the wheat grass would have grown about 6 inches tall. You can harvest wheat grass using a scissors by cutting it above the soil level. Do not pull the grass from its root.

wheat grass growing at home

After harvesting, wash it well, extract juice and should consume it immediately.

Note - If you plan to include wheat grass juice in your diet for a few days or certain period of time, you need more than one pot of seedlings growing at a time. Soak 50 grams daily, sow it everyday in a pot following the above procedure. If you do that, you can harvest wheat grass everyday to prepare juice. After you harvest wheat grass from the first pot on the eight day, reuse the pot by changing the potting mixture. Like that keep on rotating the pots for growing wheat grass until you need them.

to protect wheat grass from birds and squirrels
To protect and prevent birds and squirrels from eating the wheat berries.
How to extract juice from wheat grass, when to drink it, how to drink etc will all be following in a another post. Stay tuned. Thank you for visiting Padhuskitchen.

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Carrot Kosambari Recipe-Carrot Moong Dal Salad-Karnataka Style

Kosambari is a very simple and healthy Indian salad. It is a speciality of Karnataka. It is usually made with soaked moong dal, freshly grated coconut and any sprouts or vegetables. I am a salad person and love all types of salads. This carrot kosambari is one of my favorites. Today we will learn how to make carrot kosambari following this easy recipe.

Carrot Kosambari

Carrot Kosambari-Carrot Moong Dal Salad

Carrot Kosambari

 Prep Time : 10 mins (excluding soaking time)
 Serves2-3
 Recipe CategorySalad-Carrots
 Recipe CuisineKarnataka
 Author

   Ingredients needed

   Moong Dal - 1/4 cup
   Carrot - 3/4 - 1 cup grated
   Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup finely chopped
   Fresh Coconut - 1/4 cup grated
   Lemon - 1 medium size
   Salt to taste

   For the Seasoning

   Oil - 1/2 tsp
   Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
   Red Chillies - 1-2 (optional)
   Asafoetida/hing - a pinch
   Green chilli - 1 finely chopped
   Curry leaves - a sprig


Preparations

Wash and soak moong dal (split yellow variety) for 1 hour. After 1 hour, drain the water and keep it aside.

Wash, peel the skin and grate carrots.

Grate fresh coconut and keep it aside (fresh coconut recommended).

Method

In a bowl, mix together soaked and drained moong dal, grated carrot, coriander leaves, fresh coconut and salt needed. Squeeze juice of one medium sized lemon and mix well. Taste and adjust lemon juice as you prefer.

Carrot Moong Dal Salad-Karnataka Style

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add red chillies, hing, green chillies and curry leaves. Saute for a second and add the seasoning to the kosambari.

Mix well and serve carrot kosambari as an accompaniment with rice.

Check my Cucumber Kosambari and other salad-sundal recipes.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Avocado Hummus Recipe-Easy Avocado Recipes

I love avocados and this creamy avocado hummus is one of my favorites. It needs just a few ingredients and is very simple to prepare. You can use this hummus as a sandwich spread or as a dip for tortilla chips or pita chips. Rich in protein and iron, it also makes a healthy snack. If you love hummus and guacamole, you will definitely love this. Today we will learn how to make Avocado hummus following this easy recipe.

Avocado Hummus-Avocado Hummus Recipe

Avocado Hummus

 Prep Time : 15 mins
 Serves:2-3
 Recipe CategorySide Dish-Dip
 Recipe CuisineInternational
 Author:

   Ingredients needed

   Ripe Avocado - 1 medium size
   Chickpeas/Garbanzo beans - 1 cup cooked
   Tahini - 1 tbsp
   Olive oil - 2 tbsp 
   Fresh Lemon Juice -1-2 tbsp
   Garlic - 1 clove (minced)
   Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
   Salt as needed
   Pepper powder - 1/8 tsp

   For Garnishing

   Paprika powder
   Parsley or coriander leaves
   Olive oil


Preparation

If using dry chick peas, wash and soak in plenty of water overnight or for 6-7 hours. Rinse well and pressure cook with a little salt and needed water for 3 whistles. Reserve the water in which the chick pea was cooked. If using canned ones, skip this step. Just rinse it well and drain the water.

Scoop out the pulp of avocado, discard the seed and the skin. Add lemon juice, mix well and set aside.

Method

Pulse together cooked chick peas, olive oil, tahini (check tahini recipe), garlic and cumin powder until smooth. Then add avocado, salt, pepper powder and pulse again until creamy. You may add a little of the reserved water if it is too thick and pulse for a second. Adjust seasonings according to your taste. 

Drizzle more olive oil on top if desired and sprinkle with paprika powder. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves or parsley leaves. Enjoy avocado hummus with tortilla chips or pita chips or use it as a spread for sandwich.

Check more Avocado Recipes

Avocado Recipes

Note - You may adjust lemon juice and other seasonings according to your taste.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Gooseberry Juice-Amla Juice Recipe-Nellikai Juice-Gooseberry Buttermilk

Gooseberries have innumerable health benefits. Gooseberries are rich source of vitamin C. It has nearly 20 times the vitamin C in oranges. It is high in fiber and is slightly diuretic in nature. It helps promotes hair growth and improves eyes sight. Gooseberries have anti-cancer properties and they help improve immunity. Its high antioxidants content can slow down aging. Today we will learn how to make gooseberry juice/amla juice and amla buttermilk following this easy recipe.

Gooseberry Juice-Amla Juice

Gooseberry Juice-Nellikai Juice

Gooseberry Juice

 Prep Time : 20 mins
 Yields:1 cup
 Recipe CategoryBeverages-Gooseberry
 Recipe CuisineIndian
 Author:

   Ingredients needed

   For Gooseberry Juice

   Gooseberries - 1/4 kg

   For Gooseberry Buttermilk

   Buttermilk - 1 cup
   Gooseberry juice - 1 tbsp or 2 gooseberries
   Salt to taste
   Mint and curry leaves paste - 1/2 tsp


Method

Choose ripe slightly yellowish gooseberries without any cuts or damages.

Cut it into medium sized pieces and discard the seeds.

gooseberries-amla-nellikai

Grind it using very less water to a fine paste.

Strain it and extract as much juice as possible. You can squeeze with your hands to remove even the last drop of juice.

how to make amla juice

Fresh gooseberry juice is ready.

Mix 10-15 ml of gooseberry juice with needed water or buttermilk and consume it. I usually do not add anything to the juice. But if preferred you can add a pinch of salt or honey, mix it well and drink it.

nellikai juice

How to store the gooseberry juice 

Personally I prefer to make it fresh everyday. But when you have excess gooseberries, you can prepare juice and pour the juice into ice cube trays and freeze it. Then remove the cubes and pack it in a ziploc bag and freeze it. Everyday you can mix 1 or 2 cubes in water or buttermilk and enjoy the drink. Avoid storing it in metal containers. 

nellikai juice-gooseberry buttermilk

Variations

Chop 1-2 gooseberries (2 gooseberries if smaller in size), discard the seeds. Grind it with 2 tbsp of curd, a sprig of mint and few curry leaves to a fine paste. Add 3/4 cup of water, a pinch of salt and blend it/mix it well to get mint flavored gooseberry buttermilk.

If you have green chutney with you, you can mix 1/2 tsp of green chutney to a cup of buttermilk, add 1-2 gooseberry juice ice cubes, mix well and enjoy it.

Check more Gooseberry Recipes from Padhuskitchen.

Caution

Anything in moderation will not do any harm to your health. Consuming excess of gooseberries or its juice can cause skin dryness in some people. Moreover it contains fructose, which may be harmful to your health if taken in excessive amounts.

Persons suffering from cold and cough should avoid taking amla juice.

Amla Hair Oil

Amla hair oil prevents hair fall and promotes hair growth. Check the link below to know how to prepare it.

How to make amla hair oil

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe-Kadhi Pakodi-Kadhi Recipes

Kadhi is a yogurt based Indian gravy which is usually served with rice, khichdi, parathas, jeera pulao or rotis. Vegetables or pakoras are added to the kadhis. There are many variations of this dish. Punjabi kadhis are more on the thicker side and are a little spicy. The mor kulambu prepared in Tamil Nadu is totally different. The preparation of kadhi differs from state to state. Today we will learn how to make Punjabi Kadhi Pokora following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora-Pakoda Kadhi
Punjabi Pakora Kadhi with Plantain fry

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora

 Prep Time : 15 mins
 Cook Time : 20 mins 
 Serves: 5-6
 Recipe CategorySide Dish-Kadhi
 Recipe CuisinePunjabi
 Author:

   Ingredients needed

   Sour curd - 1 3/4 cup
   Gram flour/besan - 3 tbsp
   Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
   Salt as needed
   Water - 3 1/2 cup cups

   For the Pakoras

   Onion - 1/2 cup sliced
   Gram flour - 1/2 cup
   Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
   Chilli powder - as needed
   Carom seeds/ajwain - 1/4 tsp
   Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp chopped
   Salt needed
   Oil for frying

   For the Seasoning

   Oil - 2 tbsp
   Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
   Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
   Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
   Dry red chillies - 3-4
   Hing/asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
   Onion - 1 medium size chopped
   Garlic - 3-4 (grated/minced)
   Ginger - 1 1/2 inch piece (grated/minced)
   Curry leaves - a sprig

   Top up Seasoning

   Oil - 2 tsp
   Cumin seeds
   Red Chilli Powder

   For Garnishing

   Coriander leaves


How to make Pakoras/pakoda

In a bowl add sliced onions, salt and mix well. Let is sit for few minutes. The onions will release water. Then add chilli powder, turmeric powder, carom seeds, coriander leaves and mix well.

Add gram flour (kadalai mavu or chick pea flour) and mix everything together well.

onion pakora

Add little water and make a thick batter. Taste and adjust the seasoning as per your preferences. Add 2 tsp of hot oil as it will give soft pakoras.

Heat oil in a kadai, when oil is hot, reduce the heat to medium, drop spoonful of batter or take a little batter with your hands and drop it into the hot oil.

Fry until golden brown and crispy. Remove from oil with a slotted ladle and place it on a colander or paper towel. Repeat the process for the rest of the batter. Pakoras are ready. Keep it aside.

Onion Pakoda/pakora for kadhi

How to make Kadhi 

Take yogurt in a bowl, add besan, turmeric powder, salt needed and mix well without lumps. You can add a little green chilli paste if you want it spicy. I did not add. 

Then add water and mix well. The consistency should be a little watery.

Kadhi Preparation

how to prepare Pakora Kadhi

Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, hing and red chillies.

Add onion, ginger, garlic, curry leaves and saute until onions turn translucent. 

how to make Punjabi Kadhi Pakora

Reduce the heat, add buttermilk stirring continuously. Once it starts boiling, turn the heat to medium and cook stirring continuously for 10 minutes or until the rawness of the gramflour goes. It will start thickening as it gets cooked. You can adjust the consistency of the kadhi by adding hot water if it is too thick.

pakoda kadhi

Add the prepared pakoras and cook simmered for another 5 minutes.

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Top up seasoning - Heat 2 tsp of oil, add cumin seeds, when it sizzles, add chilli powder and pour it over the kadhi.

Punjabi Kadhi pakora is ready to be served. Enjoy it with rice or rotis. It goes well with khichdi and jeera puloa also.

Note - Curd has to be sour for best results.

More Kadhi Recipes

Mor Kulambu from Tamil Nadu

Moru Curry from Kerala

Gujarathi Kadhi

Instant Mor Kuzhambu

Paruppu Urunadai More Kuzhambu

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