Punjabi Kadhi Pakora

Punjabi Kadhi pakora is a traditional Punjabi curry in which the fried pakora's are dipped in delicious seasoned curd mixture.
For making pakora:
  1. Onion-1 thiny chopped
  2. Besan flour- 3 tbsp
  3. Baking soda- a pinch
  4. Green chilly-2 thinly chopped
  5. Salt-to taste
  6. Turmeric powder-a pinch
  7. Chilly powder- ½ tsp
  • Mix everything in a bowl;  add little water (almost 3 tbsp) and mix well to a thick batter (like idli batter).
  • Let it rest for 15 minutes.
  • After that; take a spoon of batter and deep fried it in hot oil; in a low flame until golden in color.
  • Drain in to paper towels and keep aside.
For The Curry:
  1. Curd / yogurt – ½ cup
  2. Besan flour- 1 ½ tbsp
  3. Water- ½ cup
  4. Salt-to taste
  5. Turmeric powder- a pinch
  • Mix everything in a bowl well; without any lumps in it.
  • Heat it for about 10 minutes in low flame; by stirring until starts thickens and the raw taste of besan gets rid off .(add more water if desired).
  • Add fried pakora’s in to it and switch off the flame; then do the seasoning.
For Seasoning:
  1. Oil- 1 ½ tbsp
  2. Mustard seeds- ½ tsp
  3. Fenugreek seeds- ¼ tsp
  4. Cumin seeds- ¼ tsp
  5. Asafetida / hing – a pinch
  6. Dry red chilly- 1 large
  7. Curry leaves- 1 spring
  8. Ginger thinly sliced- 1 tsp
  9. Chilly powder- ½ tsp
  10. Coriander leaves chopped-1 tbsp
  • Heat oil; splutter fenugreek and cumin seeds; add mustard seeds.
  • Add dry red chilly; curry leaves and ginger chopped.
  • Saute for a minute and add chilly powder, asafoetida.
  • Quickly turn off the flame and add chopped coriander leaves.
  • Add it on top of the curry and mix well before serving.
Serve hot it with steamed rice or the choice of your roti…J
Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Reviewed by fejnaem on 20:42 Rating: 5


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