Easy Kadhi Pakora Chawal

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Prepare Pakora Kadhi Spice Mix:

  • Curry patta (Curry leaves) 12-15
  • Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) 2 tbs
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 & ½ tbs
  • Sabut lal mirch (Button red chillies) 12-15
  • Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 1-2
  • Laung (Cloves) 4-5
  • Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 1
  • Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) ½ tsp

Prepare Kadhi:

  • Dahi (Yogurt) 2 & ½ Cups
  • Baisan (Gram flour) roasted ¾ Cup
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 1 small
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs
  • Water 8 Cups

Prepare Pakoray:

  • Chana daal (Split bengal gram) 1 & ½ Cup (soaked for 3-4 hours)
  • Water 1 Cup
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 2 medium
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) chopped 2-3
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 2-3 tbs
  • Cooking oil for frying
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tbs or to taste

Prepare Tadka: (Optional)

  • Cooking oil ¼ Cup or as required
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 1 small
  • Lehsan (Garlic) sliced 3 cloves
  • Sabut lal mirch (Button red chillies) 7-8
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Curry patta (Curry leaves) 10-12


Prepare Pakora Kadhi Spice Mix:

In a frying pan,add curry leaves & dry roast for 1-2 minutes.

Add coriander seeds,cumin seeds,button red chillies,cinnamon sticks,cloves,black cardamom,black peppercorns & dry roast until fragrant.

Let it cool.

In a spice mixer,add roasted spices & grind well.Pakora kadhi spice mix is ready!

Prepare Kadhi:

In a pot,add yogurt,gram flour & whisk until well combined.

Add pakora kadhi spice mix (reserved 1 tbs for pakora),red chilli powder,turmeric powder,onion, ginger garlic paste,water & mix well.

Turn on the flame & bring it to boil,cook on high flame for 2 minutes then cover & cook on very low flame for 1-2 hours & stir in between (Add lukewarm water if required).

Prepare Pakoray:

In a blender jug,add split bengal gram,water & grind well to make a thick paste.

Take out In a bowl,onion,green chillies,ginger garlic paste,salt,turmeric powder,prepared pakora kadhi spice mix (1 tbs),fresh coriander & mix well.

In a wok,heat cooking oil & fry pakoras on medium flame until golden & crispy.

In kadhi,add salt & mix well.

Now add fried pakoray & mix gently,cover & simmer cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes.

Prepare Tadka: (Optional)

In a frying pan,add cooking oil,onion & mix well.

Add garlic,mix well & fry until light golden.

Add button red chillies,cumin seeds,curry leaves & mix well.

Pour prepared tadka on kadhi & serve with boiled rice.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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