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Punjabi Kadi

Punjabi Kadi

Punjabi Kadi is very easy to make north Indian Recipe. It is made with yogurt, dry masalas and chic pea flour. In the kadi we put fried onion, potatoes, spinach fritters etc. anything of your choice and when it is dipped in sour curd it makes it exotic dish. It is mainly served with basmati rice. You can have it with chappatis also and serve it in your lunch or dinner. Prepare this dish and surely your family will love it.
Ingredients:
  • 2 Cups of curd
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 2 teaspoon kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • salt as per your taste
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon dry mango powder
  • 1 cup chic pea flour (Besan) For the mixing in the curd
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 fresh cup coriander leaves
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 5-6 pods of garlic
  • 1 cup chic pea flour for making pakodas or fritters
  • You can take onions, potatoes or spinach anything of your choice to make pakodas or whichever is available at home. I have taken potatoes today.
Note : Don't put the salt in the curd otherwise it will separate while cooking. Only when the kadi is cooked put the salt.
Method:
  • First take the curd and 2 cups water and 1 cup chic pea flour and all the dry masalas and put in the mixer and churn it for a minute or two till everything mixes well.
  • Put a oil in a pan or any heavy based pan put the ginger and garlic which should be finally chopped and the fenugreek seeds and fry it for a minute and then put the curd water and dry masala mix which we had run in the mixie and add 2 cups of water and put the flame on low and let it cook.
  • Let the kadi cook in a slow flame and by the time you can prepare the pakodas. It will take 15-20 minutes for the kadi to cook. Take chick pea flour and cut and wash the potatoes and add in it with salt, turmeric powder and kashmiri red chilli powder and then deep fry it.
Pakodas are ready keep it aside. Now for the fiinal tadka in the kadi take 1 tablespoon oil in a small pan add cumin seeds, finally chopped garlic one finally cut onion and fry it till brown and then pour it in kadi. And your ready to eat yummy kadi is ready. Serve it with basmati jeera rice or plain rice. 
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