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Punjabi Kadhi Pakodi Recipe

Punjabi Kadhi Pakodi
How to make Punjabi Kadhi Pakodi

About Punjabi Kadhi Pakodi: A delicious creamy gravy with soft fried pakodis dipped in it. Made from gram flour, spices and chillies. Kadhi Pakora is a popular lunch dish in every Indian household, usually served with rice but you can also serve it with piping hot parathas or roti. Made for lunch on many traditional festivals of India such as Annakut, Kadhi Chawal is a delicious meal option.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 35 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

Ingredients of Punjabi Kadhi Pakodi

  • For curry:
  • 300 gram Gram flour
  • 500 gram Yogurt
  • 100 gram Onion
  • 20 gram Ginger
  • 5 gram Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 3 gram Turmeric
  • 2 gram Garam masala powder
  • 200 ml Oil
  • 1 glass Water
  • For tadka:
  • 2 gram Dry red chilli
  • 10 gram Ghee
  • 2 gram Cumin seeds
  • 2 gram Onion seeds
  • Dry fenugreek leaves
  • 1 gram Green chilli
  • For pakodi:
  • 250 gram Gram flour
  • 100 gram Onion (medium sized), sliced
  • 6 Green chilli, sliced
  • to taste Salt
  • 5 gram Red chilli powder
  • 20 gram Fresh coriander
  • 3 gram Cumin seeds
  • 10 gram Coriander seeds
  • As required Water

How to Make Punjabi Kadhi Pakodi

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Prepare the curry:

In a blender add the yogurt, water and blend to mix it well and place it in a bowl.
Add the gram flour in the blender and fill it with water and blend.
Heat oil and add the onion till so they get soft, then add the ginger & garlic paste and fry till they get golden on high flame.
Add the tomatoes, salt, turmeric and red chili powder mix cook on high flame till the oil comes on top.
Now add gram flour and water mixture along with yogurt and an extra jug of water mix well, wait for a boil and cook on low to medium for 20 to 25 minutes and starts to get thick.

Prepare the tadka:

Heat ghee in a pan.
Add the cumin seeds, onion seeds, fenugreek leaves, green chill, dry red chili fry well on high flame and add to kadhi and mix.
Prepare the pakodi:
In a bowl add the gram flour, all the spices, onions, green chili add the water slowly and mix it to make medium batter.
Heat the oil and add the batter and make pakora, fry them on medium flame till golden.
Remove them and place on kitchen paper roll.
Then add the pakora in the curry.
Add the tadka, garam masala and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
Serve the Kadhi Pakora hot.
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