Gujarati Kadhi |Yogurt Soup

This beautiful city just got more beautiful following the past few days of rains! Monsoons in the city are magnificent!

We invited Get Ahead readers to share rainy season recipes with us. Pakoras, samosas,soups and every other kind of tasty preparation that has you smacking your lips during the monsoons. We’ve been flooded with responses and as part of an ongoing series, present recipe that you can make this season.

Kadhi is a traditional gujarati preparation of a wonderful sweet and spicy buttermilk mixture thickened with gram flour.Remember never to boil the kadhi on a high flame as it tends to curdle. Gujarati kadhi goes very well with khichdi.

Combine some good food with this weather and you will for sure have a smile on your face. I would love to know about your favorite monsoon food and food stories. Tell me what you are cooking this monsoon. So lets get started and as I end, giving you some of the Monsoon specials to try on: 

Ingredients :

  Kadhi:

  • 1 cup fresh curd
  • 2 to 2 and half cups water
  • 4 tablespoons gram flour
  • 1 tablespoon jaggery, add more as per your taste
  • salt as required
  • coriander leaves for garnishing

Tempering:

  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • cloves
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  •  pinch asafoetida
  • 2 broken red chilies
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon ghee.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Method :

  1. Mix the chickpea flour ,yogurt,  and salt with water.

  2. Beat to a smooth mixture.
  3. Fry all the ingredients meant for tempering.
  4. Add the yogurt water mixture.
  5. Give a boil first and then simmer for 5 minutes more or as required and continue to stir in between to avoid lumps from getting formed.

  6. Garnish kadhi with chopped coriander and serve hot gujarati kadhi with khichdi .

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