Pakoriwali kadhi

Pakoriwali kadhi

Yougurt lentil curry with lentil dumplings

Ingredients

For pakori

  • oil for deep frying
  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1 small finely chopped onion
  • 1 green chilly
  • 1/2 cup fenugreek leaf
  • whole coriander seeds
  • 1 pinch Hing (Asafoetida)
  • 1 pinch Turmeric Powder
  • salt
  • baking soda

For Kadhi

  • 1 1/2 cups yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons gram flour
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seed
  • 1 small finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon ginger and green chilli paste
  • salt
  • Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry ginger powder
  • Sugar

For tempering

  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seed
  • 1 pinch hing
  • 1/3 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 2 dried red chilli

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients of pakori, except oil to make batter. Deep fry spoonful of batter at a time to make golden brown pakori.
  2. Whisk yogurt and gram flour. Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil. Crackle cumin seeds and fenugreek. Add and fry onion till soft. Add yogurt mix and stir continuously.
  4. Bring yogurt mixture to boil. Add ginger, green chilli paste, salt, turmeric, dry ginger powder and sugar. Adjust consistency with water. Simmer till thick.
  5. Add pakoris and stir. Cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Temper with hot butter, crackled cumin seed, hing, red chilli powder and dried red chillies.
  7. Serve Pakoriwali kadhi hot with rice.

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