Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Kadi/ Yogurt Curry

This week blog hop came early. Because of Diwali we all blog hoppers decided to take break on that day and do it a week earlier. After three wonderful weeks of blog hop this week I had to hop to PJ aka Padmaja of Seduce Your Tastebuds. I was in big dilemma because she has a tons of recipes wanting to be tried. After days of looking through her wonderful recipes and not having time for any elaborate preparations I chose her Guajarati Kadi  For one thing my DH loves Guajarati food and this kadi is one of his favorites. I didn't change the ingredients, just a little bit change in the way of preparation. Do visit her to check out all the other recipes.


Serves: 6 | Prep time: 7 min. | Cooking Time: 20 min.

Ingredients:
  • Yogurt – 2 cups
  • Gram Flour/ Besan – 2 tbsp.
  • Ginger – Lime size
  • Green Chili – 2 or 3
  • Sugar – 1 tsp.
  • Turmeric powder – 1 pinch
  • Curry / Kadipatta Leaves – 1 spring
  • Salt to taste

For tempering
  • Oil - 1 tsp.
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp.
  • Cumin/ Jeera Seeds - 1 tsp.
  • Dry Red Chili - 1
  • Asafetida/ Hing powder - 1 pinch
  • Coriander leaves - to garnish


Method of Preparation:

~ Grind green chilies and ginger together.
~ Add gram flour, yogurt, sugar, turmeric powder to the grinder and run the mixer for a minute so everything gets incorporated without any lumps.
~ In a heavy bottomed pan heat this mix and curry leaves. Add little more water than the required thickness and let it come to boil on a low to medium heat.
~ Add salt to taste. Keep checking in between to make sure it doesn’t burn in the bottom.
~ It took me about 20 min. to bring to boil on a low heat (until the raw smell of the flour goes away)
~ Switch off the heat.
~ Prepare a small kadai or pan for tempering. Heat oil, add mustard seeds. When it splutters add Cumin seeds, Asafetida, Red chili.
~ Pour it on top of kadi and close the lid.
~ Serve it garnished with coriander alongside steamed rice, or you can drink like soup J



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25 comments:

  1. looks delicious n yummy!!!

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  2. Looks very delicious.......

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  3. Yogurt Curry looks super delicious !!

    Ongoing Event - Festive Food

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  4. Nort-Indian Yoghurt Curry luks creamy and divinely yumm.Luv it.

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  5. Yummy curry Sumee.. Interesting to see the addition of besan.

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  6. Looks yum and a fav comfort food as well

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  7. This looks really delicious..I should try this as soon as possible.thanks for the recipe dear..Following your blog straight away..If you have time Check out my blog too..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/
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  8. tangy curry is inviting
    1st time here do visit my space

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  9. hi sumee, first time to ur blog...yummy yoghut curry!!im glad to follow u dear

    rekha
    http://www.rekhasrecipe.com/

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  10. I love curd based kadhis and bookmarking this Sumi.

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  11. Makes a quick & tasty meal!! Would love it with some hot kichdis!!! And thx Sumee for your lovely comment on my sis`s poem :)) She sends her thx to you...
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  12. simple and delicious curry..

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  13. looks incredibly tasty n unique..
    Its first time here n happy to knowing u..

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  14. aah. one of my fav dishes... :) thanx for the virtual treat :)

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  15. @ thanks everyone. It was an easy delicious one.. Do try it out

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  16. Kadhi looks very tasty. My fav. too.

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  17. Excellent, I was in hunt for a good kadi recipe and I think I will be making it this weekend, let you know soon.

    I always love steaming hot kadi and steaming hot white rice together. But have not made it together like this. And I'll be making this soon now.

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