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Methi pakoda kadhi

by Jeyashris Kitchen
METHI PAKODA KADHI
    Methi kadhi pakoda, for the first time i tried kadhi after i tasted in my friend’s place and that really turned out so well. I took the recipe from her, the original source of the recipe is from Tarla dalal’s space. I slightly modified the original recipe to suit my family’s taste. Thanks J for introducing such a yummy dish to me.

INGREDIENTS:
FOR MAKING PAKODAS:

METHI LEAVES 1/2 CUP
CURD 1/4 CUP
BESAN/BENGAL GRAM FLOUR/KADALAI MAAVU 3/4 CUP
BAKING SODA A PINCH
SALT TO TASTE
OIL FOR DEEP FRYING

FOR MAKING KADHI:

CURD 1 CUP
BESAN/BENGAL GRAM FLOUR/KADALAI MAAVU 2 TBLSP
CUMIN SEEDS 1/4 TSP
CURRY LEAVES 4-5 NO
GREEN CHILLI 2 NO
ONION 1 NO
TURMERIC POWDER 1/4 TSP
ASAFOETIDA A PINCH
OIL 1 TBLSP
SALT TO TASTE
WATER 1 CUP

Methi kadi
METHOD:


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FOR MAKING PAKODAS:

  • Wash the methi leaves and chop them finely.
  • Add all the ingredients (curd,besan, salt ,baking soda)except oil.
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  • Make the dough into equal balls and deep fry the balls till golden brown.
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pakoda

FOR MAKING THE KADHI:

  • Beat the curd nicely.
  • Add the besan and mix well without any lumps.
  • Add the turmeric powder, salt , asafoetida and a cup of water to this.
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  • Cut the onions into thin slices and slit the green chili.
  • In a kadai, add cumin seeds and curry seeds.
  • When it crackles add the onions and green chilli.
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  • When this turns pink nice brown colour add the besan curd mixture to this.
  • Keep the flame low and allow the mixture to boil for 15-20 minutes ,stirring in between.

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  • Transfer this to a serving bowl and add the pakodas to this.
  • If your not serving the kadhi immediately don’t add the pakodas to this.
  • Befor serving just heat up the kadhi nicely and dip the pakodas in warm milk for a minute and add this to the kadhi.
  • Serve with hot steamed rice.

Methi Kadi

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38 comments

Kalpana Sareesh June 24, 2011 - 8:18 am

Yummy n filling dish.. hv tried this earlier n its a winner !! Awesome presentation n so so colorful!!

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sowmya's creative saga June 24, 2011 - 8:23 am

looks very nice and yumm..

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RAKS KITCHEN June 24, 2011 - 8:32 am

Paakave super a irukku,cute clicks jeyashri,never tasted this so far…Nice recipe!

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Divya Kudua June 24, 2011 - 8:33 am

Lovely pics.Never tried this before!!

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Sandhya Hariharan June 24, 2011 - 8:59 am

i love them jeyashri.. Had made them during NAvrathri when it was a no onion time… …
Beautifully captured pics..

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Sharmilee! :) June 24, 2011 - 9:07 am

This sounds and looks interesting……

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Radhika June 24, 2011 - 9:31 am

Love the pakodas very much and swimming in the kadi makes it super duper good.

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Sensible Vegetarian June 24, 2011 - 9:31 am

Looks fantastic, lovely shaped pakodas.

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Ramya June 24, 2011 - 10:20 am

That looks absolutely delicious:-) Love those crunchy pakodas in the soothing kadhi..

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Rekha shoban June 24, 2011 - 11:04 am

wow!!interesting…nice click jeya!

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Jay June 24, 2011 - 11:05 am

just wanna taste it now..love d colorful shots..:)
Tasty Appetite

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Rinku Naveen June 24, 2011 - 11:15 am

Never heard of this before.. Looks so yummy. The colour is so rich!

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Hamaree Rasoi June 24, 2011 - 11:28 am

Those pakoras look so crunchy Jeya !! cute star shape bowl.I love this methi kadhi

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

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Prathima Rao June 24, 2011 - 11:35 am

Super delicious Kadhi!!!!! The pakoras look crispy & tempting & the gravy is just perfect & creamy!!!
Prathima Rao
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Prathibha June 24, 2011 - 12:18 pm

Kadhi is once a week fare at my place…we love it very much..:)
nicely done crispy pakoras definitely complement kadhi better..:)

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DD June 24, 2011 - 12:22 pm

I can't wait to taste after seeing ur kadhi!!!!it looks so delicious 🙂

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Sushma Mallya June 24, 2011 - 12:46 pm

Looks v delicious Jaishree beautifuly captured as well:)

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divya June 24, 2011 - 12:51 pm

The pakoras look crispy & tempting & the gravy is just perfect & creamy!!!

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Lavi June 24, 2011 - 1:42 pm

You know what Jeyashri, nowadays your sidedishes/gravy are all new and iam craving for each recipe you post!

Kadhi looks so creamy!

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Reshmi Mahesh June 24, 2011 - 1:45 pm

Very delicious looking recipe…nice presentation…

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A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine June 24, 2011 - 1:57 pm

I couldnt take my eyes off this kadhi…just superb..

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hemalata June 24, 2011 - 3:14 pm

So delicious and yummy recipe.The pakora looks so crispy,excellent presentation.

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Shanavi June 24, 2011 - 3:42 pm

Very interesting and perfectly executed..Bookmarked .

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Krithi's Kitchen June 24, 2011 - 4:04 pm

Oh.. looks so beautiful… lovely kadhi…

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Priya June 24, 2011 - 4:27 pm

The picture itself tempts me a lot, irresistible pakoda kadhi..

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Vimitha Anand June 24, 2011 - 4:32 pm

Lovely and healthy dish… Looks so tempting…

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Nithya June 24, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Adi dhool. Sooper yummy dish. I badly want to eat it right now 🙂 Pasikudhu paathaley 🙂

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SravsCulinaryConcepts June 24, 2011 - 8:27 pm

wow looks so beautiful and delicious too !!

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Deepti June 24, 2011 - 10:28 pm

Wow Kadhi looks perfect…love the methi pakoda version than the plain one

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kothiyavunu.com June 25, 2011 - 1:14 am

Awesome jeyashri..sounds interesting and very tempting!

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Mahi June 25, 2011 - 3:24 am

Am more interested in the pakodas than the kadhi! 😛 😛

delicious recipe!

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Sayantani June 25, 2011 - 9:19 am

lovely recipe and looks so so good.

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vidhas June 25, 2011 - 5:23 pm

yUMMY KADHI, NEVER ADDED METHI TO PAKODAS, NICE COMBO. NICE CLICKS.

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ente pachakasala June 25, 2011 - 6:57 pm

creamy n yummy gravy nice clicks too

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Now Serving June 26, 2011 - 1:10 pm

I am totally drooling over this dish! What a lovely picture – meant to make one drool!! two thumbs up dear 🙂

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aipi June 27, 2011 - 4:03 am

I am a BIG fan of this kadhi n you have made it beautifully ~ totally craving it now 🙂
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Chitra June 27, 2011 - 10:29 am

very nice .made me drool jey 🙂

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kaveri June 27, 2011 - 10:42 am

Kadis are my fav too…loved the way you've made it..

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