Vrat Ki pakode wali Kadhi / kadhi prepared for fasting…


In India During religious festivals like navratri lot of Indian families practice the traditional form of fasting where they consume only some of food and fruits.
Here is a quick and easy version of Kadhi that can be served during fasts.

Servings :2

For Pakoras:

1 medium potato cut into small pieces
2 green chillies chopped ( optional )
1 tbs chopped coriander leaves .
1/4 cup buckwheat / kutto flour or Rajgira / Amaranth flour
water for making thick batter ( around 3/4 cup )
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste.
Oil for frying

Method :

Mix flour , potatoes , chillies , coriander leaves and water to make a batter of falling consistency.Add salt and pepper to taste.
Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan.
When hot , deep fry the pakoras in it.
Once the pakories turn brown, strain them and keep them aside.

Ingredients for Kadhi

Yogurt 1 cups
Water chestnut / shingare ka atta 1 tablespoons
Rock salt /sendha namak / Salt to taste
Red chilli powder 1 tsp
Oil / ghee 2 tablespoons
Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
Ginger green chili paste 2 tsp
coriander leaves


Add water chestnut flour, salt & red chilli powder to yogurt and whisk well. Add 2 cups of water and mix well. Keep aside .
Heat ghee / oil in a pan.
Add cumin seeds allow to splutter.
Add ginger-green chilli paste and sauté for 2 minutes.
Add the yogurt , water mixture and cook till it thickens slightly. 8-10 minutes .
Add pakoras and give it 2-3 boils.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot .




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