Dahi Ki Kadhi Aur Badey./ Yogurt Gravy with fritters

Dahi ki kadhi is a traditional south indian recipe. This recipe is shared by my mother in law , its a perfect recipe for a light summer lunch and is equally quick and easy.


For Kadhi:

1 med. Onion, finely chopped
2 C Yogurt
2 med. tomatoes, coarsely ground
2 green chillies, finely chopped
1/2 C cilantro, finely chopped
1 tsp chilli pdr, or to taste
1/2 tsp. turmeric pdr
a pinch garam masala pdr
1 tsp. zeera - methi pdr
2 tbsp. chana dal paste
1 tsp tamarind paste
salt to taste.


1/2 onion sliced
1 tsp. mustard seeds
5-6 curry leaves
1 dried red chilli (optional)


Add the first nine ingredients for the kadhi in a dish , add water to cover the ingredients and cook until the onions are tomatoes are cooked . Then add the chana dal paste and stir well. Add salt, cook for a few mins. Add 1tsp. tamarind paste.

Heat Oil, add onions, mustard seeds, curry leaves and dried red chili , let the mustard splutter and then pour it over the kadhi.  Serve with rice and bade (recipe below).

For the Bade:


1 C chana dal, soaked for 2 hrs and ground coarsely (use 2 tbsp. for kadhi)
1 onion, finely chopped
2 green chillies, chopped
handful cilantro, finely chopped
1 C dill/ spinach , chopped
salt to taste
1/2 tsp chili pdr, or to taste
1//4 tsp. turmeric
a pinch baking soda
1 tsp zeera methi pdr
a pinch garam masala pdr


Combine all the ingredients and deep fry.

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Saraswathi Iyer said...

Looks delicious.

Hari Chandana said...

Woww.. truly delicious.. Yummy !!
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Kitchen Flavours said...

Adding jeera methi powder in vada's is new to me....love this classic combo recipe....that German silver bowl looks cute....

Hamaree Rasoi said...

I have never added tamarind paste and chana dal paste in my kadi , nice change you have done...looks tempting

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Badas look so crispy and delicious. Wonderfully prepared.
Hamaree Rasoi

Cham said...

The dumplings are differents- very aromatic and of course delicious meal

Kavi said...

Hey Rahin, 1st time here.. You have a really good recipe collection at your blog :)
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Rahin said...

Thank You Sara, Hari, Lubna, Deepa, Cham

Hi Kavi, Welcome to my blog n thanks for ur feedback, I hope to c u soon again

Jay said...

ohhh...woow...this is just gorgeous..
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