Sindhi Kadhi

Sindhi Kadhi  rice or Kadhi Chaawar is the favorite dish of Sindhi community. Probably the most celebrated signature dish.

What makes kadhi chawar such a favorite?

Kadhi chawar is a regular lunch at Sindhi home on a weekend. It is gluten-free,vegan,dairy free,egg-less and yet full of nutrition.You can cook it easily and add any veggies to it.

It is strikingly similar to sambhar of southern India.Probably,the only difference being, we add minimal spices to the kadhi

You can serve it to a large gatherings as much as for small lunches.We also serve it especially during weddings as one of the meals.Most people love it because it is easy to cook and is full of nutrition.

You will never go wrong serving this gravy dish at luncheons or dinners.Serve it with sweet boondi, alu and arbi tuk as sides.

Sindhi Tomato Kadhi-tamatar ji kadhi is a tomato based version.Another way to substitute tomatoes for gravy instead of tamarind paste.

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Sindhi Kadhi
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Sindhi Kadhi


  • 1/2 cup besan or chickpea flour/garbanzo flour
  • 1/4 cup imli ka paste or tamarind puree
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp oil for tempering
  • 2 potatoes
  • 100 gm okra
  • 100 gm cluster beans
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/4 cup peas
    Spices for tempering:
  • 1 tbsp jeera or cumin
  • 1 tbsp adrak or ginger
  • 1 tbsp hari mirch or green chilly
  • 1 stalk kadi patta or curry leaves
  • 1-2 dried sabut lal mirch or red chillli
  • 1/2 tbsp. methi dana or fenugreek seeds(optional)
  • 1/2 tsp haldi or turmeric
  • 1/2 tbsp lal mirch or red chilly powder
  • namak /Salt as per taste


  1. Saute carrots,beans & okra in oil until soft,keep aside
  2. Add oil,cook chickpea flour/besan until light brown.
  3. Add potatoes,powdered spices,salt,water(1.5 ltr),tamarind & boil
  4. Add all veggies,let it boil for 10 mins.Mix well.
  5. Heat 2 tbsp oil,roast cumin,ginger,chili & curry leaves
  6. Add tempering to kadhi.
  7. Turn off the heat.
  8. Serve with rice & fried potatoes/colocasia and sweet boondi.

Serve it love.It is a perfect wholesome meal before a good nap :).

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