Monday, 23 July 2007

Bhajia wari Kadhi or Yogurt Soup with Dumplings





For the Bhajia / Pakore or Dumplings
2 cups chickpea flour
1/4 tspn ajwain
water; enough to make a thick batter
¼ tspn sodium bicarbonate
1/2 cup chopped methi / fenugrek leaves
salt to taste
oil for frying
For the kadhi
2 cups yogurt
4 cups water
3 tbspn chickpea flour
1 tbs. cooking oil
1 tspn mustard seeds
1/2 tspn cumin seeds
4-5 curry leaves
2 green chillies slit horizontally
1 tomato; blanched, peeled and chopped
½ tspn tumeric
1 tspn red chillli
salt to taste
2 tbspn chopped coriander
Method -
1. Mix all the bhajia / dumpling ingredients in enough water to make a thick paste.
2. Heat the oil in a karai or deep saucepan.
3. Place the spoonful of the mixture in hot oil to fry until brown.
For the kadhi
1. Mix the yogurt, chickpea flour salt and water, whisk until all the flour is dispersed.
2 Heat the oil in a pan, add the mustard and cumin seeds, curry leaves and green chillies.
3. Add the chopped tomatoes, stir and cook for 2 minutes, add the tumeric and chilli powders, mix and cook for a few minutes.
4. Add the yogurt mixture, bring to boil and simmer for 10 minutes
5. Add the bhajia / pakore or dumplings and coriander, mix and simmer for a further 5 minutes. serve with chapattis or rice

11 comments:

Sharmi said...

I too have posted kadi for RCI. but every one has their own beauty of cooking which brings out different taste. you pakodes tempt me so much.

Asha said...

I agree with Sharmi.Even the same dish has different taste and recipe,none the same.Send it unless you already have another.Looks delicious.Pakore are good enough to steal!:D

Saju said...

thanks guys! I may well do that. I also made dahi wada, which I will post tomorrow and am planing to make lamb chops if I get time

Coffee said...

Looks good! :)

Roopa said...

the pakodis are looking excellent! Do post it for RCI!

Richa said...

pakodey wali kadi looks thick and delicious :) i liked ur version with the tomato :) all popular dishes have multiple entries, not to worry!

archana said...

Your version of kadhi looks very tasty. It has tomato which must be making the kadhi more tangy and tasty. Do send it for RCI :)
Thanks Saju for stopping by my blog :)

SeeC said...

Thanks for visiting my blog.
You have a nice set of recipes.
Dumplings..Yummy!

Dee said...

yummy yummy kadhi. I love this kadhi..

Saju said...

You all have convinced me, this is my entry for RCI Punjab

Suganya said...

I don't need rice or roti. I can have a bowlful of this :)

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