Dahi Kadi with Plain Rice

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Total Time:
30 mins
Serves: 8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Dahi Kadi is a very popular Sindhi curry recognised widely for its authentic taste. This delicious curry is made with tasty ingredients - sour curd, mustard seeds, gram flour. The consistency of the curd is what decides the real taste of the curry. It involves a mix of healthy spices which imparts a flavourful aroma to the entire dish. 

Dahi Kadi is an excellent accompaniment to steamed rice. Learn how to make this lip-smacking Indian kadhi.

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  • For the Kadi:
  • 3 cup - sour curd
  • 2.5 tbsp - gram flour
  • 1.5 cup - water
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - asafoetida powder
  • 5 - green chilies
  • 1/2 inch piece ginger, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • For the Rice:
  • 250 g - rice
  • 1 tsp - ghee
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Dahi Kadi with Plain Rice

  • For the Kadi:
  • Churn the curd along with the gram flour and water.
  • Heat the oil and fry the mustard seeds, asafetida powder, chilies and ginger for 2-3 minutes.
  • Then add the curd, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Let it come to a boil on a high flame.
  • Set the gas and simmer and continue boiling for 3 minutes.
  • Serve hot with plain rice.
  • For the Rice:
  • Wash and soak the rice for about 20 minutes.
  • Boil the water. After about 5 minutes add the rice and salt to taste.
  • After the first boil simmer till the rice is tender.
  • For checking, take it one grain of rice and press it with your finger.
  • When you feel the rice is done, strain out the water completely using a strainer.
  • Put the rice once again in the vessel and let it simmer on the gas for a few seconds more.
  • Put ghee in the rice and switch of the gas.