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 11 Soothing Indian Kadhi Recipes For Your Everyday Meal

  Last Updated : Feb 09,2021






11 Soothing Indian Kadhi Recipes For Your Everyday Meal

When talking about comfort food, how can one not mention the very versatile and delectable " Kadhi ".

The basic ingredient of a Kadhi is curd. Probiotic in nature, curd is a very versatile ingredient. It is high in protein and thus a healthy addition to our diet. Learn How to Set Curd at Home.

How To Make Curd Or Dahi At Home

How To Make Curd Or Dahi At Home

We relish with either rotis or rice . You would surely adore these exciting additions to your menu.



From simple Kadhi to a varieties of Kadhi are prepared across different states of India. Take a look at them!

1. Gujarati Kadhi also called as buttermilk soup has been a part of various cultures, since long. This is thickened with besan and usually sweetened by the addition of sugar. There is also equal amount of spice by way of green chillies. This is best served with any khichdi of your choice.

Gujarati Kadhi 

Gujarati Kadhi

2. Even Punjabi Kadhi, contain pretty much the same ingredients and yet have unique distinct flavours. But it isn’t sweet. Instead North Indians prefer adding onions to their Kadhi. It is usally yellow due to the addition of turmeric powder.

 

Punjabi KadhiPunjabi Kadhi

3. A variation this is Punjabi Pakoda Kadhi. With the same kadhi as base, deep fried besan pakodas are added. They are simmered in Kadhi for 5 minutes to absorb the flavours of the kadhi. They prefer serving it with steamed rice.

Punjabi Pakoda KadhiPunjabi Pakoda Kadhi

4. Kadhi is an integral part of the Indian Cuisine even down the South It is loved by all. They use buttermilk made from curd but instead of besan, they thicken it with a paste of coconut and it is named as More Kuzhambu

More KuzhambuMore Kuzhambu

5. The best combination of Kadhi is with pakodas or dumplings. But really when it comes to cooking and experimenting, they all turn out to be absolutely brilliant. Some popular kadhi recipes are Palak Pakoda Kadhi and Dapka Kadhi .

Dapka KadhiDapka Kadhi

6. Coconut Kadhi  is very different from these above said Kadhi. It is made with coconut milk. Wholesome, healthy and appetizing it is guaranteed to add interest to your table. It is simply soothing and luscious main meal accompaniment.

Coconut Kadhi

Coconut Kadhi

7. Sindhi Kadhi is yet another delicacy which is completely different from other Kadhi recipes. Vegetables like potatoes, drumstick, cluster beans and bhindi are simmered in water and it is slightly thickened with besan. It is slightly tangy because of the addition of tamarind pulp.

Sindhi Kadhi

Sindhi Kadhi

8.You would be surprised that Indians have a Kadhi recipe for fasting days too – Rajgira Kadhi. Curd is on the allowed list during fasting, vrat. That same ingredient is thickened with rajgira flour. The tempering of mustard seeds is replaced with cumin seeds and table salt is replaced with rock salt.  

Rajgira ki Kadhi 

Rajgira ki Kadhi

9. The unique and flavourful kadhi made of kokum in Kokum Kadhi is a great combination for plain rice. Although you might worry about the bitterness, you will be surprised to know that when kokum is soaked, drained and cooked in coconut milk base, the bitterness turns out to be quite pleasant to the palate.

Kokum Kadhi

Kokum Kadhi

10. And lastly tomatoes have been used to make Kadhi in the form of Tamatar ki Kadhi. Tomatoes are cooked and pureed. It is flavoured with a tempering of oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chillies and curry leaves. Spiced up with common Indian masalas and finally jaggery is added to balance the sourness of tomatoes.

Tamatar ki Kadhi ( Indian Cooking)

Tamatar ki Kadhi ( Indian Cooking)

11 soothing kadhi recipes for your everyday meal

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 by Tarla Dalal
palak kadhi recipe | spinach kadhi | healthy palak ki kadhi | with 21 amazing images. Traditionally kadhi is a dish which has pakodas in it but this palak kadhi uses freshly cut spinach leaves instead of pakodas. Learn how to make palak kadhi recipe | spinach kadhi | healthy palak ki kadhi | healthy palak ki kadhi is a comforting curry made with fresh spinach leaves and cooked along with yogurt curry. This is an unusual way of adding nutrients to your meal. Adding spinach will help you gain a good amount of nutrients especially it will improve the iron content in your body. Serve spinach kadhi hot with steamed rice for a satisfying lunch or dinner. Tips to make palak kadhi: 1. Instead of palak you can also add methi in the kadhi. 2. You can add a pinch of jaggery to balance the sour taste. 3. Kadhi tends to thicken as it cools down, add little water to adjust the consistency and re-heat. Enjoy palak kadhi recipe | spinach kadhi | healthy palak ki kadhi | with detailed step by step photos.
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 by Tarla Dalal
As the name suggests, this kadhi recipe hails from the bhatia community. It is a sweet and sour version made with cooked toovar dal water, curds and vegetables. This interesting combination of ingredients makes all the difference—be it in terms of taste or aroma. You can even add sliced potatoes to this recipe.
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 by Tarla Dalal
coconut kadhi recipe | Indian coconut milk kadhi | nariyal ki kadhi | kadhi with coconut milk | with 22 amazing images. coconut kadhi recipe | Indian coconut milk kadhi | nariyal ki kadhi | kadhi with coconut milk is a simple and quick Indian accompaniment. Learn how to make nariyal ki kadhi. To make coconut kadhi, combine the besan, curds and 1 cup of water in a deep bowl and whisk very well till no lumps remain. Keep aside. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf and curry leaves. When the curry leaves splutter, add the ginger and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds. Add the coconut milk, curd-besan mixture and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously. Serve hot. A rare combination of coconut milk and curds thickened with besan and flavoured with spices gives rise to a soothing yet flavourful coconut kadhi. The aromatic spices used to make Indian coconut milk kadhi combines beautifully with rotis, puris or steaming hot rice. When you want to try something innovative for your guests, this nariyal ki kadhi is the perfect option. Pair it with chunky savouries like samosa and pakodi to make delicious chaats. Tips for coconut kadhi. 1. Make sure when you mix the coconut milk, besan and water well, if not whisked well there are lumps it will not taste good. 2. This curdles quickly if cooked on a fast flame and not stirred. 3. This can be made in advance 3 to 4 hours and kept in the fridge. Enjoy coconut kadhi recipe | Indian coconut milk kadhi | nariyal ki kadhi | kadhi with coconut milk | with step by step photos.
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 by Tarla Dalal
Moong dal dumplings cooked in a traditional Gujarati curd mixture, Dapka Kadhi served with rotlas, green chillies and garlic chutney is a sumptuous and satiating meal worth a million dollars! When making this dish, ensure that the dapka batter is sufficiently thick. First drop one dapka into the kadhi—if it floats up, it means it is perfect, and you can proceed with the rest. Else, adjust the batter by adding little more besan, or cook the dapkas in a microwave oven before adding to the kadhi.
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 by Tarla Dalal
The humble kadhi transforms into grand fare in this delectable Palak Pakoda Kadhi recipe, where deep-fried spinach pakodas are simmered in lip-smacking yoghurt kadhi. This traditional delight is one that kids and adults will enjoy thoroughly. Take care to add the pakodas only moments before serving so they remain crisp and succulent, just the way they ought to be. Teams up well with hot rice and rotis as well.
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 by Tarla Dalal
Green tomato kadhi is tangy and spicy kadhi with combination of green tomatoes and green chillies. It is thickened with coconut. Serve hot with roti or rice.
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 by Tarla Dalal
gatte ki sabzi recipe | Rajasthani gatte ki sabji | besan ke gatte | with with 59 amazing images. gatte ki sabzi recipe is a steamed chickpea flour dumpling curry. Learn how to make gatte ki sabzi recipe | Rajasthani gatte ki sabji | besan ke gatte | "gatte ki sabzi" is a popular North Indian dish, particularly in the regions of Rajasthan. It is a vegetarian curry made with gram flour (besan) dumplings cooked in a yogurt-based gravy seasoned with spices. Rajasthan's arid climate and limited access to fresh vegetables played a key role in the development of gatte ki sabzi. besan ke gatte are gram flour dumplings that are spiced up with dry masalas and then steamed and cut into small bite sized pieces. You can also flavor these gattas with spinach or fenugreek. If you run out of vegetables, you can make this gatte ki sabzi as it does not require any vegetables. It is easy to make and tastes great with roti and plain rice. Further you can make various recipes using this gatta like Gatte ki kadhi, Gatte ka Pulao etc. pro tips to make gatte ki sabzi recipe: 1. Don't overcook the gatte while boiling. Once they float to the surface, they're done. 2. For extra soft gatte, add a pinch of baking soda to the dough while kneading. 3. Fried gatte can be served as a delicious and crispy snack! 4. You can also add a dollop of fresh cream for a restaurant-worthy finish. Enjoy gatte ki sabzi recipe | Rajasthani gatte ki sabji | besan ke gatte | with step by step photos.
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 by Tarla Dalal
Add zest to life with this bone-strengthening treat! With a bouquet of healthy ingredients including curds, fenugreek, spinach and kabuli chana, the Chana Kofta Kadhi gives your meal a protein and calcium boost. Many are unaware of the fact that excess fat hinders the absorption of calcium, so deep-frying the koftas would make the dish less effective than it can be! That is the reason why we have steamed the koftas and not deep-fried them, so you can be assured of maximum nutrient uptake. Check out our forever young diet recipes which includes healthy recipes for a glowing skin, bright vision, strong bones, beautiful hair and recipes for increasing immunity.
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 by Tarla Dalal
gujarati kadhi | traditional gujarati kadhi | how to make gujarati kadhi | with 12 amazing images Kadhi is a traditional Gujarati preparation of a wonderful sweet and spicy curd mixture thickened with besan (gram flour), which can be enhanced in many ways using other ingredients like pakoras and koftas. Remember never to boil the kadhi on a high flame as it tends to curdle. If you want your traditional gujarati kadhi thick, then add more besan or reduce the quantity of water. It’s really a personal choice of how to make gujarati kadhi! A little sugar is added to the gujarati kadhi to give a sweet and sour taste. Enjoy the Gujarati kadhi with hot bowl of khichdi. Our collection of Gujarati Dal and Kadhi has many varieties of kadhi recipes like the Bhatia Kadhi, Gujarati Suva Kadhi and Radish Koftas in Kadhi which can be relished with Gujarati Khichdis. We have our gujarati kadhi with jeera rice and veg pulao at home. Enjoy gujarati kadhi | traditional gujarati kadhi | how to make gujarati kadhi with detailed step by step photos below.
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 by Tarla Dalal
Another karela delicacy - an innovative calcium rich kadhi! Keep in mind however that the karelas must be well cooked before adding the curds and spices to remove most of its bitterness. Enjoy it unusual flavours.
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 by Tarla Dalal
kokum kadhi recipe | Konkani style kokum kadhi | Maharashtrian kokum kadhi | kokum kadhi made with coconut milk | with 30 amazing images. Konkani style kokum kadhi has the best of homely flavours which is the highlight of this recipe. Learn how to make kokum kadhi made with coconut milk. Slurp! What an exciting flavour this kokum kadhi has. This recipe is quite different from any other kadhi because it uses neither curds nor besan. Instead, it harnesses the tangy flavour of kokum and the complementarity soothing flavour of coconut milk to make a well-balanced accompaniment that is sure to be loved by all. To make kokum kadhi, combine the kokum, green chillies, salt in 1½ cups of hot water in a deep bowl, cover with a lid and keep aside to soak for 15 to 20 minutes. Starin and keep kokum water aside. Heat oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds. Add the curry leaves, garlic and red chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. Add the coconut milk, kokum water and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously. Garnish kokum kadhi with coriander and serve hot with rice. Once you have all the ingredients ready, it takes just minutes to prepare this delectable kokum kadhi, making it all the more attractive. Tips for making kokum kadhi. 1. Use the seedless variety of kokum for this kadhi. 2. Use fresh or readymade coconut milk. 3. Discard the kokum and green chillies after straining. 4. Cook kokum kadhi on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously. Don't overcook as the coconut milk will split. Serve kokum kadhi with cooked rice and Goanese potato curry. Enjoy kokum kadhi recipe | Konkani style kokum kadhi | Maharashtrian kokum kadhi | kokum kadhi made with coconut milk | with step by step photos and video below.
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Traditional Combinations
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 on 06 Mar 17 11:24 AM


Kadhi Meri sabse favourite vyanjan hai especially palak pakoda Khadi. Ghar me bhoatshi bar banti hai Tarlaji ki yeh KADI. Iss article me aaur bhi KADI ki jankariya hai, Jo hum kabhi kabhi bante hai.