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 11 Soothing Indian Kadhi Recipes For Your Everyday Meal

  Last Updated : Aug 08,2020

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.

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

 by Tarla Dalal
This is an unusual way of adding nutrients by way of greens to your meal. Serve hot with steamed rice and a big bowl of salad to end your lunch.
 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.
 by Tarla Dalal
A rare combination of coconut milk and curds thickened with besan and flavoured with spices gives rise to a soothing yet flavourful Coconut Kadhi. This not only tastes great with khichdi and puri like normal kadhis, but also goes a step beyond to cooperate with chunky savouries like samose to make delicious chaats.
 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.
 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.
 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.
Gattas or "gatte" are gram flour dumplings that are spiced up with dry masalas and then steamed and cut into small bite sized pieces. They are used to make a wide variety of dishes like Gatte ki Subzi , Gatte ka Pulao etc. This dish is made using a yoghurt based gravy and dry masalas to create a mouth-watering recipe that will complement both rice and parathas .
 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.
 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.
 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.
 by Tarla Dalal
sol kadhi recipe | kokum kadhi | solkadi | with images below. Konkani style kokum kadhi has the best of homely flavours which is the highlight of this recipe. Learn how to make Konkani style kokum kadhi. 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 sol kadhi, combine the kokum, green chillies, salt in 1½ cups of 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 occasionally. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with rice. Once you have all the ingredients ready, it takes just minutes to prepare this delectable solkadi, making it all the more attractive. Tips for making sol 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. kadhi with Cooked Rice and Goanese Potato Curry. Enjoy sol kadhi recipe | kokum kadhi | solkadi | Konkani style kokum kadhi| with step by step photos and video below.
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Traditional Combinations
 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.