Kadhi Pakora

Kadhi is a very popular dish which is made differently from state to state. It’s filling and savoury, with a little tangy twist.

This recipe will teach you how to make yummy vegan kadhi by using peanut curd.

Preparation Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

FOR THE PAKORAS:

  • Besan flour
  • Ajwain
  • Sliced onion
  • Chopped curry leaves
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Chilli powder
  • Salt
  • Oil

FOR THE KADHI:

  • Peanut Curds
  • Besan Flour
  • Turmeric Powder
  • Oil
  • Dhania
  • Jeera
  • Finely Chopped Garlic
  • Thinly Sliced Onion
  • Amchoor Powder
  • Roasted Red Chillies
  • Salt

Preparation:

For the Pakoras:
-Mix everything with some water to make a thick batter.
-Heat oil and drop spoonfuls of the batter.
-Deep fry while occasionally turning over, until crispy and golden brown.
-Drain on tissue paper and keep aside to cool.

For the Kadhi:
-Make a thick batter by whisking together besan, peanut curds and turmeric powder.
-Heat a spoon of oil in a pan.
-Add whole jeera and dhania and stir for a few seconds, allowing them to crackle.
-Add the finely chopped garlic and stir.
-Add the thinly sliced onion and stir fry until the onion is translucent and lightly browned.
-Pour in the peanut crude-besan batter and stir well.
-Add amchoor powder and salt and mix well.
-Adjust thickness of the sauce with a little water.
-Add the dry roasted red chillies and simmer.
How to proceed:
-While the sauce is simmering, add the deep fried pakoras.
-Mix for half a minute and turn off the heat.
-Optionally season with toasted mustard seeds, dhania, jeera and curry leaves.
-Serve over hot, steamed rice.

This recipe comes from Susmitha Subbaraju at blog.veganosaurus.com