Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Soya chunks and cauliflower pakodi kadhi

This is a Rajastani thali meal which we enjoyed at a resort in Hyderabad. It was served hot along with background Rajastani folk music!!

1/2 cup Soya chunks

For Pakodis

1 cup cauliflower
1 cup cup gram flour
salt to taste
1/2 tsp chilli powder
oil for frying

For Kadhi
1 1/2 cup yogurt
2 tbsp gram flour
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp ginger garlic paste

For tempering and garnish
2 tbsp oil
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
7-8 curry leaves
2 dry red chillies
1 tbsp fresh chopped coriander for garnish


In a bowl prepare batter for making pakodis by adding gramflour, salt, chilli powder and water. Dip cauliflower in the batter and make pakodis. Set aside.
Soak soya chunks in water till it becomes soft. Drain the water and keep aside.
To prepare Kadhi, in a bowl mix yogurt, 2 cups of water, ginger garlic paste, salt, turmeric powder, chilli powder and gramflour. Mix well and set aside.
In a pan add 2 tbsp oil and temper with the given ingredients. Add the yogurt mixture and stir. Cook till the kadhi thickens, stirring continously.
Add the cauliflower pakodis and soya chunks and bring the kadhi to boil.
Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot.


Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious delights

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Satya said...

wow kadhi looks so tempting ...very new dish to me ..love the combo of cauliflower n soya chunks ...must try this


Unknown said...

wow, wow, I am drooling over that thali, what a wonderful kadhi recipe. Never tried adding soy chunks to the recipe. Will try next time :)

Dori said...

Looks delicious!

Unknown said...

looks yumm..

Anh said...

hey welcome back! :)

Finla said...

Wowo that curry looks so so delicous. Droolworthy

Unknown said...

very healthy and innovative kadhi....we normally make the pakoda kadhi:)

Unknown said...

Nice combination...luv the interesting idea..Chanced upon here seeing ur name as mine :)