Gujarati Dapka Kadhi

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - yellow moong dal
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - ginger-green chilli paste
  • 1/2 tsp - sugar
  • A pinch - baking soda
  • Salt
  • For kadhi:
  • 2 cups - curd
  • 3 tbsp - gram flour
  • 1 tsp - ginger-chilli paste
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • A few - curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 2 - dry red chillies
  • A few - coriander leaves (chopped)
  • Ghee for tempering

How to Make Gujarati Dapka Kadhi

  • Soak the yellow moong dal in water for 2 hours.
  • Drain the water completely and grind it into a smooth paste, transfer the paste to a bowl and add the ginger-chilli paste, sugar, baking soda, salt, oil and mix well.
  • Combine the curd, gram flour and add 2 cups of water, whisk well to avoid lumps.
  • Add the ginger-chilli paste, turmeric powder, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on medium flame.
  • Once the mixture starts boiling, make small balls from the moong dal aka dapka batter and drop them gently into the boiling kadhi.
  • Cook on sim until the dapkas start floating on the top.
  • Heat ghee for tempering, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, dry red chillies, curry leaves and fry until they turn brown.
  • Add this to the dapka kadhi. Add chopped coriander leaves and turn off the stove.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes