Kadhi Pakora | Kadhi Pakora Banane Ki Vidhi |

The recipe for Kadhi Pakora is one of the popular unique north Indian curry recipes made with gram flour recipe for Kadhi Pakora is one the popular unique north Indian curries. Punjabi Kadhi Pakoda is a typical Punjabi dish.

It is spicy, tangy and addictive buttermilk and gram flour gravy which is loaded with soft and tasty pakoda. Gram flour is made from skinned black chickpeas and has a nutty flavor. The curd that is used to make kadhi is sour curd. As a result, this dish has a sour, spiced and creamy taste.

Traditional Punjabi Kadhi with onion pakora. The onion pakora offers a lot of texture and balances the creaminess of the yogurt sauce.

The more you cook the kadhi, the more delicious it will become. Lastly, make the tadka with red chilli and mustard seeds and pour it over the cooked kadhi.

How to make Kadhi Pakora with detailed step-by-step photos and video.

Steps For how to make Kadhi Pakora Recipe :

For Pakora Ingredients :

  • 1 cup Besan (Gram Flour)
  • 1 Large Chopped Onion
  • 1 nos Green Chillies
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • Water as required
  • Salt to taste

For Kadhi Ingredients :

  • 2 cup Curd
  • 2 tbsp Besan (Gram Flour)
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • ½ tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • ½ tsp Coriander Powder
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ¼ tsp Fenugreek (Methi) Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Garlic
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 1no Green Chilli
  • Pinch of Hing
  • Salt to taste

For Tempering Ingredients :

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 nos Red Chillies
  • 10-12 nos Curry Leaves

Making Pakora

In a bowl take besan, and onion and mix together with all ingredients. Make a thick batter. Then accordingly add water as required to make a thick batter. You can also skip adding water if the mixture is too moist.

Heat oil in a deep Pan and add small dollops of the batter to make pakora. Cook them on slow heat till they are evenly cooked and light brown on both sides. Remove and keep aside.

Making Kadhi

Take another bowl to add curd, besan (gram flour), turmeric powder, red chilli powder, roasted cumin powder, coriander powder, sugar and salt to taste. Add water as required, whisk well to avoid lumps and keep aside.

Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan. Add cumin seeds, a pinch of hing and fenugreek (methi) seeds. Add chopped garlic, sliced onion cook till translucent. Add green chilli.

Add prepared curd mixture to this stage. Whisk well to avoid curdles. Cook the kadhi for 10-15 minutes on low flame It’s consistency should be thin, add the prepared pakoras and cook for 2-3min.


Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, curry leaves and Whole red chili sauté and add into the hot kadi.
Serve hot with steamed rice.

Punjabi kadhi pakora is a yogurt-based gravy dish that is loaded with soft and spicy pakora. Every household has its own recipe and different way to make this popular dish.

You will find that each state and region have its own ways of making dahi besan kadhi. Maharashtrian Kadhi, Rajasthani Kadhi, Gujarati Kadhi, Sindhi Kadhi and so on.

The Punjabi Kadhi is different from the other regional variations of kadhi. It is thicker and creamier than other variations which have a slightly thinner consistency. The spices used in the recipe are also different. The onion pakora offers a lot of texture and balances the creaminess of the yogurt sauce.

To get started with this recipe, you can watch our Youtube video which we have prepared. You can make Punjabi Kadi Pokora step by step.

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