Pakora Kadhi: Check Out This Tasty And Delicious Recipe To Prepare This Lip-smacking Dish


This Kadhi is a little thicker and creamer inconsistency. So, here is the treasured recipe of Pakora Kadhi that you can try at home. Check out the recipe:

Written By Chitra Jain | Mumbai | Updated On:
Pakora Kadhi

Pakora Kadhi is a famous Punjabi dish with a mix of different spices. It is one of the tastiest recipes that can be easily prepared at home. This Kadhi is a little thicker and creamer inconsistency. So, here is the treasured recipe of Pakora Kadhi that you can try at home:

Other Details

  • Cuisine: Punjabi
  • Course: Lunch/ Dinner
  • Cooking Time: 1 hour
  • Serving: 8 People

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Here is the recipe of the tasty and delicious Pakora Kadhi

Ingredients for preparing Pakora, Besan mix, Kadhi, and Tadka

For Pakora

  • 2 Cups - Spinach / Palak
  • 1 medium - Onion
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 2 Cups - Besan / Chickpea Flour
  • 1 Tsp - Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 Tsp - Coriander Seeds
  • ½ Tsp Salt or as per taste
  • ¼ Tsp - Hing / Asafoetida
  • ½ Tsp - Ajwain / Carom Seeds
  • 1 Tsp - Roasted Cumin Powder
  • ½ Cup - Water
  • Oil to fry

For Besan Mix

  • 2 Cups - Besan / Chickpea Flour
  • 2 Tsp - Red Chilli Powder
  • 3 Tsp – Turmeric powder
  • 4 Cups - Yoghurt
  • 8 Cups - Water
  • To Cook Kadhi
  • ½ Tbsp - Ghee 
  • ½ Tsp - Methi / Fenugreek Seeds
  • 3 Tsp - Cumin Seeds
  • 3 Tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 2 Tsp - Dry Red Chilli  
  • ½ Tsp - Hing
  • 4 Cups - Water
  • Salt as per taste

For Tadka

  • ½ Tbsp - Ghee  
  • 1 Tsp - Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Tsp - Red Chilli Powder
  • 6 to 7 pieces - Curry leaves  

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Instructions to prepare Pakora Kadhi


  • Add all the ingredients for Pakora in a bowl and mix well, except oil.
  • Heat oil for frying until it starts to boil.
  • Take a scoop of pakora mix and add to the boiling oil, one scoop at a time.
  • Cook the Pakora's till they turn light golden. Take them out and let the oil drain and the pakora’s cool down for a few minutes.

Besan Mix

  • In a bowl add all the ingredients for Kadhi Mix and stir them well, without leaving any lumps.

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To Cook Kadhi

  • In a pan on medium flame, add ghee, Methi seeds, Cumin Seeds, Mustard Seeds, Dry Red chillies and Hing.
  • Let the mustard and cumin crackle. Keep moving so that the dry red chillies do not burn.
  • Now add the Besan mix to the pan.
  • Add some water, salt and mix them well.
  • Let the mix cook till it thickens inconsistency. Keep stirring it in between.
  • Now add the Pakora’s to the Kadhi and cook for 5 more minutes.


  • Take a frying pan on medium heat for Tadka.
  • Add Ghee, Cumin seeds, curry leaves and wait till they crackle.
  • Now add red chilli powder.
  • Instantly add this mix on the Kadhi, cover it with a lid.

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