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Besan Kadhi Recipe

Besan Kadhi
How To Make Besan Kadhi

About Besan Kadhi Recipe | Kadhi PakoraRecipe: Kadhi is a popular north Indian dish, made with besan and yogurt as main ingredients along with various spices with gram flour pakodas dipped in it. A popular lunch recipe across all Indian households, Kadhi is best served along with cooked rice.

Ingredients of Besan Kadhi Recipe: This tasty dish of kadhi has fried chickpea pakoris in a beautiful seasoned pool of chickpea gravy, when served along with steamed rice this makes for a perfect summer meal.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Intermediate

Ingredients of Besan Kadhi

  • 3 Cups yogurt
  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • to taste salt
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 6 cups water
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 5-6 Whole red chillies
  • For tempering:
  • 1 tbsp clarified butter
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • For the pakoris:
  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup oil

How to Make Besan Kadhi

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Mix the chickpea flour, turmeric, chilli powder, salt and garam masala.
Add yogurt gradually to this mixture to form a smooth paste, and then add the water.
Heat the oil in a large, heavy-based pan; add the asafoetida, cumin seeds and the whole red chillies.
When the cumin seeds begin to splutter, add the flour and yogurt mixture and bring to a boil.
Simmer over a low heat till it thickens a bit.

Prepare the pakoris:

Mix the ingredients listed above into a smooth batter with enough water to form a thick dropping consistency. Let the batter rest for at least 15 minutes.
In a frying pan, heat 1/2 cup of oil.
Beat the pakori mixture till light and fluffy and add teaspoons full of the mixture.
Reduce heat to medium and fry the pakoris.
When the pakoris fluff up, and the base becomes golden-brown, turn them over and brown on the other side.
Scoop out the pakoris from the oil and drop them into a kadahi. Repeat this procedure with the rest of the mixture.
Transfer the hot kadahi into a serving dish.
Heat the clarified butter, add the chilli powder and pour over the kadahi immediately to garnish.

Nutritional Value

  • 17.1856Protien
  • 44.79Fats
  • 35.6Carbs
  • 616 KcalCalories
  • 4.11Iron
  • 1059Sodium
  • 669.4MgPotassium

Recipe Notes

The recipe video uses a different quantity of ingredients for representation. You can alter the quantity as per your need.

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