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ChoonBadi Recipe

ChoonBadi is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Monday, 20 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • For Kadhi:
  • 3 cups - buttermilk (slightly sour)
  • 1/2 cup - gramflour (Besan)
  • 1/2 tsp - each cumin and Mustard Seeds
  • 3-4 pinches asafetida
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Coriander seed powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee
  • 2 medium Papads
  • For Badi:
  • 3/4 cup - gram flour (Besan)
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - cumin powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2-3 pinches asafetida
  • 15-20 Ajwain seeds
  • How to Make ChoonBadi:

    1. For Badi:
    2. Mix all ingredients.
    3. Add some water to make a thick gooey paste.
    4. Put 2 cups water to boil in large vessel.
    5. When boiling starts, pick up a portion of paste in hollow of all fingers joined.
    6. Drop small teardrop shaped lumps into boiling water, by pushing batter down with thumb.
    7. Repeat for all batter. Do not wipe container clean.
    8. Pour buttermilk in this container and mix in all leftover batter on container sides.
    9. Keep aside. Allow the Badis to boil in water for at least 15 minutes. Add more water if required. Keep aside.
    10. For Kadhi:
    11. Mix all dry Masalas and salt in 1/2 cup water. Keep aside.
    12. Blend flour into buttermilk till smooth. Keep aside.
    13. Heat ghee in a heavy saucepan.
    14. Add seeds, asafoetida, allow to splutter.
    15. Add Masala water, stir and simmer till fat floats on top.
    16. Spoon out this top fat, keep aside for garnishing.
    17. Add buttermilk mixture to pan, stir continuously till it boils.
    18. Add Badis, water and all, stir till boiling resumes.
    19. Simmer and cook for 7-8 minutes, add more water if too thick.
    20. Break Papads into one and a quarter squares roughly.
    21. Separate each and add to Kadhi, stirring simultaneously.
    22. Boil for a minute more.
    23. Serve hot with Chappatis or steamed rice.



     

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