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Gujarati Kadhi Pakora

Gujarati Kadhi Pakora is a popular Indian Side dish
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Serves 8
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6 cups - Curd

5 tsp - gram flour

1 tsp - Mustard Seed

1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder

2 - Green chillies chopped

1 inch piece - ginger, finely chopped

1/2 tsp - asafetida powder

6 tsp - Oil

3 cups - water

1 tbsp - Sugar

Salt to taste

For Pakoras

1 cup gram flour

2 - Onions

2 - Green chillies

1 tsp - Red Chilli powder

4 tsp - oil

Oil for frying

Salt to taste

Enough water - for the batter

Garnish: 1/2 cup - chopped fresh coriander.


  1. For the curry:
  2. Churn the curd along with gram flour and water.
  3. Heat oil and fry the mustard seeds, asafoetida, chillies and ginger for five minutes.
  4. Add the churned curd, turmeric powder and salt.
  5. Boil on a high flame and then simmer for 15 mins. Set aside.
  6. For pakoras:
  7. Finely chop onions and green chillies.
  8. Make a thick batter by mixing gram flour with onions, green chillies, salt, oil and water.
  9. Deep fry in small portions.
  10. Add these pakoras in kadhi.
  11. After adding pakoras boil, kadhi, for five mins, add sugar and simmer for a minute.
  12. Garnish with fresh chopped coriander and serve.

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