Delectable Pakoda Kadhi


Mum’s Pakoda Kadhi was just mouth-watering!

Try it out if you cannot resist!

Pakoda KadhiPhoto Courtesy: Mujahid Khaleel

Pakoda Kadhi
Photo Courtesy: Mujahid Khaleel

Ingredients

For pakoda
  • Gram flour/ besan – 1 cup
  • Green chillies chopped – 3
  • Jeers / cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Rice flour – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Onion thinly sliced – 1 medium
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt as required
For kadhi
  • Sour yogurt – 2 cups
  • Gram flour / besan – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1/4 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds- 3/4 tsp
  • Methi seeds – 5-6
  • Oil- 1-2 tbsp
Method 
  • For the pakoda, mix all the ingredients with enough water
  • It should of dropping consistency
  • Heat oil in a kadai, make pakodas by dropping the mixture little by little and fry till golden brown
  • Drain and keep aside. For the kadhi, mix yogurt, besan and all the powders and whisk well
  • Heat 1-2 tbsp of oil in another kadai, add mustard seeds , methi seeds,  and ginger garlic paste
  • Sauté for a minute. Add curry leaves and then the yogurt mixture
  • Cook for sometime until it thickens Stirring continuously
  • Add the pakodas and serve hot with rice.

Bhindi Masala


Everyone’s favorite Lady’s finger 🙂

Pic Courtesy: Mujahid Khaleel

Pic Courtesy: Mujahid Khaleel

Ingredients

  • Lady’s finger – 300 gms
  • Onion – 2 tbsp
  • Tomato – 2 tbsp
  • Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Garam Masala powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Oil – 4-5 tbsp

Method

  • Wash the lady’s finger thoroughly. Wipe them with a cloth. This makes the lady’s finger dry and will not be sticky while cooking.
  • Cut them.
  • Heat oil in a Kadai. Add the lady’s finger.
  • In the meanwhile cut onion and tomato . Add it to the lady’s finger. Fry for sometime.
  • When the tomatoes are a little soft, add all the powders.
  • Fry again. Cover and cook on low heat for about 15 – 20 mins.
  • Make sure to keep stir frying in between.
  • Please do not add water as it makes the lady’s finger sticky and soft.
  • Serve hot with roti.