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Kadai Veg recipes


Last Updated : Jul 22,2019



कढ़ाई - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Kadai Veg recipes in Hindi)
કઢાઇ વેજ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Kadai Veg recipes in Gujarati)

Veg Kadai Recipes, Kadhai Indian Recipes

As one already knows, India is a large country with an even larger variety of cuisines. As you go through these cuisines, there comes realization that the utensil you are using is as important as the recipe or any technique. Just like that you are introduced to one of the most principle yet humble items in the Indian kitchen: the Kadai

Kadai is an equipment which has a thick round bottomed pan, and resembles the Chinese wok, but is deeper and narrower. Typically made with cast iron, they are now also made with copper and stainless steel or with non-stick coatings. The ideal reason for using kadai is to obtain maximum medley of flavors by using dry spices and various diced or chopped vegetables.  

Kadais made of cast iron are used for deep frying which is needed for making Bread PakodaAloo Cheese Croquettes or Dahi ke Kebabwhile the ones made of copper are used in recipes like Peshawari Chole or Stir Fried Mushrooms for stir frying.  Kadhai Vegetables and Kadhai Paneer are amongst the most famous subzis at restaurants and they steal your heart with their spicy flavour and rich texture.

Ideally, this utensil is used for cooking with very little water like in Sweet and Sour Stir- Fry, so that ingredients are cooked in their own juices which make them mouth-watering and very enjoyable. This is because of the round bottom of the kadai, which makes the heat distribute evenly and cooks all vegetables perfectly. A lot of the time ground spices are used as well with a little bit of oil to get the vegetables a beautiful flavor as done in Paneer and Red Capsicum Sabzi.

Kadais come in different sizes, the smallest variant being used for tempering or tadka which is infusion of spices in hot oil to add to dals and curries. The bigger ones can be used to make a number of recipes, some of which are provided below.

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Achari Paneer
Recipe# 1736
31 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Achari paneer is an aromatic accompaniment, which imbibes its flavour from a mixture of seeds used in the seasoning. A simple mixture of curds, flour and a few spice powders forms the base of this delectable cottage cheese preparation. Try other recipes like A ....
Aloo Aur Shakarkand Chaat
Recipe# 30937
23 Nov 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A delicious snack that is sure to be enjoyed by all! potatoes are a favourite with most people. This recipe uses both potatoes and sweet potatoes. These are cut into large cubes and threaded onto skewers and brushed with oodles of butter. These are then grilled to perfection in a charcoal or electri ....
Recipe# 41055
05 Jul 16

 
 by Mayank Chhabra
No reviews
Aloo bhujiya roll is a perfect snack recipie for this monsoon season. Sweet pataoes are coated with chatpati aloo bhujiy, which makes it crispy outside with a great twist.
Aloo Gobi Methi Tuk
Recipe# 4357
05 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Tongue-tickler to the core, the Aloo Gobi Methi Tuk is a tasty subzi featuring deep-fried veggies perked up with a traditional tempering and fenugreek leaves. Deep-frying the potato wedges with the peels on, gives it a rustic flavour that you will thoroughly enjoy. Fenugreek and chaat masala, on the ....
Aloo Khaas
Recipe# 30960
23 Nov 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A truly spectacular marriage of spices creates this delightful dry potato subzi. Using potato roundels and spices like cumin seeds, aniseed, nigella seeds, fenugreek seeds and chaat masala, this dish is a treat for your taste buds. The Kashmiri red chillies add the required spark of colour to the di ....
Aloo Ki Puri
Recipe# 243
23 Sep 13

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 by Tarla Dalal
Aloo ki Puri is a fabulous puri with so much flavour ingrained in it that you don’t need any accompaniments to complete it! The dough is reinforced with boiled potatoes and a thoughtful mix of spice powders, which gives it a wonderfully soft texture and energetic flavour. The Aloo ki Puri is ....
Aloo Methi Tikki ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)
Recipe# 32728
23 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Aloo and methi are made for each other! Whether as a subzi or a tikki, the twosome is sure to win the hearts of all diners, young and old. In this particular Aloo Methi Tikki, the presence of methi is strongly felt as it is used in both fresh and dried forms. The tikki is further enhanced with c ....
Aloo Pethe ka Saag
Recipe# 3874
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Potatoes and pumpkin (petha) are favourite vegetables of the Rajasthanis and feature in different ways in their meals. Aloo Pethe ka Saag cooked with whole spices and curds can be relished with plain or stuffed puris. The addition of fennel gives this vegetable its characteristic Rajasthani flavour.
Aloo Tuk, Sindhi Aloo Tuk Recipe
Recipe# 32758
16 May 14

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by Tarla Dalal
This interestingly named starter is a traditional Sindhi delicacy, made of baby potatoes. Deep-fried and flattened baby potatoes are tossed with a simple yet effective masala prepared with readily available ingredients. The Aloo Tuk is sure to take your taste buds on an enjoyable roller coaster ride ....
American Chop Suey
Recipe# 2167
22 Feb 00

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A chinese "bhel" topped with fried noodles, a dish which never fails at parties. Be sure that the noodles are absolutely crisp.
Amritsari Gobi Mutter
Recipe# 7547
21 Nov 07

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 by Tarla Dalal
Cauliflower and green peas, the popular duo, feature in a rich, white gravy that is so flavourful you would hardly notice the absence of onions and garlic! While cabbage gives a crunch and flavour akin to onions, bottle gourd acts as the main ingredient in the gravy, giving it volume and a creamy te ....
Amritsari Paneer Fingers
Recipe# 10117
27 Dec 10

 
 by rachel1
No reviews
Amritsari paneer fingers is a tempting paneer or cottage cheese recipe with a typical punjabi touch. The paneer fingers dipped in a spicy batter, and deep fried to get a crispy crunchy texture. Share your favorite paneer recipe online.
Recipe# 39404
21 Jun 15

 
 by Lathiya
No reviews
Andhra Style Okra Fry is a delicious crispy, crunchy accompaniment to the main course. It can also be enjoyed as a starter or snack. Ensure that you do not add any water or else it might turn soggy instead of crispy.
Appam ( How To Make Appam )
Recipe# 32844
23 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Appam is a famous dish from the keralite repertoire of south indian cooking. This recipe is an easy-to-make, instant version of the otherwise tough-to-make dish. Since yeast is used, the batter need not be fermented for long unlike the traditional version. Serve appam with slightly-sweetened coconut ....
Recipe# 39740
01 Jul 15

 
 by Foodie #621387
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Apple Gujiya, the traditional festive sweet Gujiya which is normally stuffed with mava gets a fruity twist. Stewed apples, nuts and spices go into making this tradiional sweet treat. This festive season serve Apple Gujiyas and get lots of compliments for the innovative twist to the traditional recip ....
Arhar ki Dal with Spinach, Punjabi Toovar Aur Palak ki Dal
Recipe# 30906
17 Jul 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
A spectacular preparation where a simple tovar dal combined with spinach that enhances the appearance and flavour of the dish. This mildly spiced recipe is a storehouse of nutrients since the dal is rich in proteins where as the spinach is a rich source of calcium. Arhar ki Dal with Spinach sh ....
Assorted Pickle
Recipe# 394
06 Oct 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A sweetish pickle, made with a unique combination of veggies like baby corn, shallots, carrot and beetroot, this Assorted Pickle is quite versatile, and may be served as a pickle or salad, to accompany any meal. Although it takes a little time to prepare, as the veggies have to be cooked in the mari ....
Recipe# 35781
02 Jul 15

 
 by damyantiben
No reviews
A Soothing and sumptuous soup made with an unusual and interesting combination of mild buttery flavoured avocados and sweet and juicy apples. Cinnamom, celery, lemon juice and a tadka of cumin seeds add a range of flavours. Enjoy small bits of pineapple and paneer with every spoonful of this healthy ....
Baby Corn and Paneer Jalfrazie
Recipe# 22800
13 Jun 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Lose yourself in this exciting preparation of baby corn and paneer tossed in a traditional jalfrazie gravy. This vibrant gravy, which features tomatoes in myriad forms like puree and ketchup, capsicums and spring onions, together with appropriate spice powders, is a delight to behold and devour. ....
Baby Corn Fritters
Recipe# 30982
22 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Crunchy and tasty, these perfectly golden-coloured Baby Corn Fritters are a sight to behold and a treat to bite into! It is also quite easy to prepare, because the procedure does not require it to be marinated. Just mix, dip and fry – it’s as easy as that. Kids will love to have it as an
Baby Corn Fritters, Fried Baby Corn
Recipe# 32729
26 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Very easy to prepare compared to other kebabs and tikkis but worthy of serving on the same platter, Baby Corn Fritters are a really mouth-watering preparation of crisp, tender baby c ....
Baby Corn Paneer Jalfrazie
Recipe# 1976
13 Jun 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Treat your taste buds to an exciting mélange of flavours and textures brought about by the interplay of succulent paneer, juicy baby corn and colourful capsicums with a traditional jalfrazie gravy. The gravy itself is a true tongue-tickler, featuring tomato in myriad tasty forms ranging from pur ....
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