Gujarati Kadhi

Gujarati Kadhi

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Dal and Kadhi

Type: Gujarati

Key Ingredients:

Gujaratis love their kadhi and make it frequently


  • Yogurt 1½ cups
  • Gram flour (besan 1½ tbsps
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) ¼ tsp
  • Ginger, grated 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds ½ tsp
  • Dried red chilli 1
  • Curry leaves 5 to 6 + to garnish
  • Asafoetida ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Jaggery, grated ½ tsp
  • Honey 2 to 3 tsps
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp


  • Take yogurt in a bowl, add gram flour and whisk well so that there are no lumps.
  • Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add fenugreeks seeds, ginger and mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add red chilli and curry leaves and saute for ½ minute.
  • Add yogurt mixture and mix well. Cook on low heat, stirring continuously.
  • Add 1 cup water and continue to cook, stirring continuously.
  • Add asafoetida powder and salt and mix well. Add more water as required to get the correct consistency. Cook, stirring, for 10 minutes.
  • Add jaggery and honey and mix well. Cook till jaggery dissolves.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice.