February 11, 2015

Gujarati kadhi recipe - buttermilk besan kadhi recipe - how to make kadhi

Gujarati kadhi recipe - Today  I am sharing with you all a tantalizing kadhi recipe of Gujarat. This kadhi  has  full of authentic Gujarati taste and have a combined flavor of the ingredients. It is perfect with moong dal khichadi, mixed grams khichdi and hot rice. The best thing is that the hot kadhi can also be consumed as a soup and it is very filling and soothing. Instead of churning butter milk everyday, for a change, you can make kadhi to serve with the meal. The process  is very simple and so easy that it can be prepared within few minutes.  I served it with rice moong dal khichdi. 

Kadhi in a pan

Preparation time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 20 minutes
Serves  2

1½ cups yogurt / curd
2 tbsp gram flour / besan
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
A generous pinch of asafoetida

Grind to paste
1/4 green chilli, slit, chopped
1/4 tsp cumin seeds / jeera
1/4"  ginger piece

For the tempering
8 - 10 broken red chillies
Few curry leaves
2 - 3 tsp oil

Gujarati Kadhi with step by step pictures.

Put the yogurt in a mixer jar. Mash the green chilli, cumin seeds and ginger piece together and add it to the yogurt. Add a generous pinch of hing.
yogurt and ginger chilli cumin paste in mixer

 Add 2 cups of water. Whip it to make a smooth yogurt, ginger,  chilli, cumin, hing  mixture.
whip the yogurt

Transfer the whipped yogurt mixture to a large bowl. Add the turmeric powder, sugar and salt.
add turmeric powder, salt sugar

Mix till sugar, salt and turmeric combine well. Add the gram flour and mix well.
add besan

Add 1 cup of water.
mix besan

Pour this yogurt besan mixture to a deep pan. Place this pan on a low heat and bring it to boil, stirring continuously for 15 minutes.
pour the yogurt in a pan

When the kadhi is done, remove the pan from the heat. Make a tempering of curry leaves and red chillies. Pour it on the hot kadhi. Mix well and serve hot with khichdi or hot rice. It can also be consumed  as a soup.
bring the kadhi to boil

kadhi ready to serve


  1. i love kadhi, but never tasted the gujrati version, this looks delicious

  2. Kadhi looks delicious.


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