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Kadhi Rice (Karhi Chawal)

Kadhi Rice (Karhi Chawal)
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time

1 Hour

Karhi or kadhi that is eaten very specially with boiled rice. Even it is send to neighbour and often prepares on requests. Must give it to kids as its a great source of calcium.
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Source:  Chef Zakir Qureshi
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  • Rice ½ kg
  • Cumin seeds 2 tbsp
  • Clarified butter ½ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
  • For Kadhi:
  • Gram flour 125 gm
  • Yogurt 250 gm
  • Turmeric powder 1 tbsp
  • Chili powder 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
  • Oil for frying
  • Onion 2 (chopped)
  • Curry leaves 2 – 3
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • For Pakora:
  • Gram flour 250 gm
  • Onion 2
  • Coriander leaves ¼ bunch
  • Green chilies 4
  • Red pepper 1 tbsp (crushed)
  • Cumin seeds 1 tbsp
  • Coriander seeds 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

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Cooking Directions

  1. In a bowl mix together yogurt, turmeric powder, chili powder and salt.

  2. Now add a little water, mix well.

  3. Then add in gram flour with a little more water.

  4. Heat little oil in a pan, add in chopped onion and sauté for a few seconds.

  5. Add in yogurt mixture. Cook till thickens.

  6. Lastly heat a little oil, add in cumin powder and curry leaves.

  7. Pour tarka mixture on top of kadhi.

  8. For Pakora: In a bowl put together onion, coriander leaves and green chilies.

  9. Add in crushed red pepper, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, salt and gram flour.

  10. Now fry fritter with the gram flour mixture.

  11. Put all the fritters in kadhi mixture, remove from fire and keep aside.

  12. For Rice: Heat clarified butter in a pan, add cumin seeds, fry till brown.

  13. Add rice, salt and water.

  14. Simmer on low flame till rice are tender.

  15. Serve kadhi with boiled rice.

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