When we talk about Kadhi, the first thing that comes to mind is its roots, that is, India. Kadhi is a Hindi word that means a gravy made with besan (Gram flour), dahi, or lassi (Curd or Yogurt). To prepare this recipe, you will need to cook it on slow steam for a couple of minutes so that you will be able to get a healthful and mouth-watering gravy. Even though this recipe originated in Rajasthan. Nowadays, with its touch, you will find this delicious recipe all over India.

About the Kadhi Pakora Recipe

Now, let’s talk about the recipe and how you can create a mouth-watering dish with a couple of ingredients, which include Dahi or Lassi, Besan (gram flour), and pakoras (fritters made with vegetables, gram flours, and spices). But, firstly, you will need to know that although this recipe belongs to Rajasthan. Still, this recipe has various that you will find in North and Western Indian cuisines as per the changes in regions. Some people enjoy adding sliced potatoes to this dish, some prefer to add black channa (Chickpeas), and others prefer to make kadhi by adding pakoras. 

Today, I am talking about the Punjabi-style Kadi Pakora recipe. Well, as you know, Punjabi love to eat spicy and full of flavored recipes. That is why this kadhi is also a blast of Indian flavors and spices that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. Even the pakoras are also filled with herbs that make this dish yummy. 

And the Punjabi Style kadhi pakora recipe is easy to go recipe. You hardly need a couple of hours to make this delicious recipe. You can serve this recipe with rice, roti, naan, or your favorite type of bread.

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Ingredients required for making Punjabi-style kadhi pakora recipe:

  • 1 cup Besan
  • 1/4 cup Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • Asafoetida
  • Carom Seeds
  • Water
  • Potatoes chopped
  • Green Chilies chopped
  • 1/2 Onion chopped
  • Butter Milk
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup Besan
  • 2/3 tsp Oil
  • Asafoetida
  • Red Chilly dry
  • Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • Onions
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 2 cup Water

Stepwise instructions with images on how to make the Punjabi-style kadhi pakora recipe:

Time to make our pakoras for that we'll take besan, spices and mix it all together.
To make pakoras we8217ll take Besan Red chili powder Garam masala Salt Dhaniya powder Cumin seeds Asafoetida and Carom Seeds Mix it all together
Now for our batter we'll be adding water and veggies to make that perfect batter for our Punjabi Style Kadhi Pakora.
Add water to it and mix it together nicely to make that perfect batter. Time to add sliced potatoes, green chilies, and onions. Mix it all together.
Now for the curry we'll add buttermilk to it add spices.
For the curry, we will take buttermilk to it add Salt, Turmeric, Besan, and give it a mix.
Time to make our tampering we will add oil, spices, etc..
For the tampering we8217ll add Oil Asafoetida Dry Red chilies Cumin seeds Garlic Ginger Onion Coriander powder Salt Turmeric Red Chili powder and Garam masala
Adding curry made with buttermilk and water and bring it to a boil.
To it add curry made with buttermilk and water bring it to a boil.
Time for our Pakoras take them out as soon as they start to turn crispy for that perfect Punjabi Style Kadhi Pakora.
Now it8217s time to make our pakoras as soon as they start to turn crispy and golden brown in color take them out
Our Punjabi Style Kadhi Pakora are ready.
Adding our pakoras into the kadhi let it sit for a while and Our Kadhi Pakora is ready.

Why try the recipe?

Well, Indian dishes not only contain flavor blasts and a combination of different ingredients, but these recipes also incorporate healthful benefits that make these dishes the best recipes. If you are a food lover who loves to enjoy spicy and healthy recipes, this kadhi pakora dish is for you. Whether you want to eat rice or chapati (bread), this is an all-time recipe that can go with anything. Just dig in the ingredients, prepare them and start making this wholesome recipe without delay. 

FAQ’s / conclusion

Should I eat this recipe if I am willing to lose weight?

Ans: Yes. This is the best recipe to add to your diet chart because the Kadhi Pakora recipe is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates and folate and has a low glycemic index. These component helps to maintain your heart health and improve your skin and hair health. That means this is an all-in-one recipe. Not only this, Kadhi Pakora has anti-inflammatory effects on maintaining your overall health as well as this dish stimulates collagen construction.

Should I reheat my leftover Kadhi pakora recipe?

Ans: Yes. You can reheat your remained kadi pakora recipe. All you need to do is remove your kadhi from the refrigerator and let it sit at room temperature and then heat the dish and enjoy this recipe with chawal, chapati, or whatever you want.

How can I tell when Kadhi will be ready?

To ensure the pakoras cook from the inside, heat them on medium-low heat. Cook the pakoras (fitters) until they turn golden brown on both sides and then drain on a towel. The Kadhi should thicken in about 30 minutes. It should then be boiled and fully cooked.

How long can my kadhi kora dish be stored?

The Kadhi will last approximately four to five days if kept in the fridge. Once it has cooled, you should keep it in the refrigerator.

What can I do if Kadhi isn’t thickening?

If it is too thin, you can thicken the Kadhi by adding more channa flour, which has been dissolved into water.

Benefits of Besan (Gram Flour)

  • Besan contains a high quantity of folate that helps lower our bodies’ homocysteine levels.
  • Chickpea flour is full of proteins that help maintain muscle mass and strength.
  • Besan is high in fiber, which helps to decrease cholesterol and helps in better elimination.
  • Besan is a healthy meal for pregnant women and helps to improve digestion.

Benefits of Dahi (Curd)

  • Curd has a healthy amount of good bacteria that aid in gut activity and is excellent for an upset stomach treatment.
  • Curd has calcium and phosphorus that helps in solid bones and teeth development.
  • Curd helps to lose weight.

Make Your own combination with this amazing Kadhi recipe!

As mentioned above, Punjabi-style Kadhi Pakora can be eaten with every type of bread, such as Naan, Chapati, stuffed paratha, and more. Also, you can pair this dish with boiled rice, fried rice, and more. 

Punjabi style Kadhi Pakora

Punjabi Style Kadhi Pakora

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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Dinner, dish, Lunch
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 211 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • Pot
  • Frying pan
  • Pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Besan
  • 1/4 cup Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • Asafoetida
  • Carom Seeds
  • Water
  • Potatoes chopped
  • Green Chilies chopped
  • 1/2 Onion chopped
  • Butter Milk
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup Besan
  • 2/3 tsp Oil
  • Asafoetida
  • Red Chilly dry
  • Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • Onions
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 2 cup Water

Instructions
 

  • Making
    -Take a bowl.
    -Add Besan, Red chilly powder, Garam masala, Salt, Coriander powder, Cumin seeds, Asafoetida, and Carom seeds.
    -Mix it all together.
    -Add water to it and mix it nicely.
    -To it add thinly sliced potatoes, Onions, and Green chilies.
    -Mix it together with hands.
    Pakora mixture is ready.
    -Take a pot.
    -Add some buttermilk to it.
    -To it add salt, Turmeric powder, and besan.
    -Mix it properly.
    Butter Milk is ready for Kadhi.
  • Cooking
    -Take a pan.
    -Add oil to it.
    -To it add Asafoetida, Dry red chili, Cumin seeds, Garlic, Ginger, and Onions.
    -Give it a mix.
    -Add Coriander powder, Salt, Turmeric Powder, Red chilly powder, Garam masala, and buttermilk mixture.
    -To it add water and bring it to a boil.
    -Take a frying pan.
    -Add oil to it.
    -To it add Pakora mixtures in small quantities and let them fry.
    -Until they start to turn crispy and golden brown in color.
    Pakoras are ready.
    -Add pakoras into the boiled curry.
    -Let it cook for a while.
    -Our Punjabi-style Kadhi Pakora is ready.

Nutrition

Calories: 211kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 11gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.003gSodium: 1732mgPotassium: 675mgFiber: 10gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 4480IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 88mgIron: 5mg
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