Thursday, May 6, 2010

Kadhi Pakoda...

A staple food that is eaten at many households ideally with boiled rice.


 For Pakodas:
  • 2 large Onions sliced
  • 2-3 Green Chillies evenly cut (optional)
  • 4-5  tbsp Besan or Gram Flour
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tbsp Corn Flour
  • Salt-- as per taste
  • Oil--for deep frying
For Kadhi:
  • 2 Cups Curd
  • 4-5 tbsp Gram Flour or Besan
  • 1 tbsp Mustard seeds
  • 2-3 dry red chillies
  • 7-8 Curry Leaves
  • 2 tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 2 tbsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Salt--as per taste
  • Oil--as per taste
  • Mix all the spices in the Gram Flour and make a paste by adding water
  • Add the sliced onions and chillies
  • Heat Oil in a wok and fry the Pakodas. Set it aside
  • Now mix the Gram Flour and Curd in a bowl and beat it thoroughly so that no lumps are formed
  • Heat some oil in a Pan and add dry red chillies, mustard seeds and curry leaves and let them splutter
  • Now add the gram flour-curd mix in it and stir continuously
  • Stirring continuously is very important so that no lumps are formed
  • Now while stirring, add all the spices and Salt
  • Bring the mixture to boil
  • Now add the Pakodas in it
  • Now as per your requirement add or do not add water to gain the required consistency
  • Add Lemon Juice and adjust Salt
Serve Hot with Boiled Rice :)

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