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Sindhi Tomato Kadhi-tamatar ji kadhi

Sindhi Kadhi rice or Kadhi Chaawar is the favorite dish of Sindhi community.Probably the most celebrated signature dish and may be the most loved too.Sindhi Tomato Kadhi-tamatar ji kadhi is a tangy tomato based version of kadhi. Another way to enjoy kadhi while substituting tamarind paste for tomatoes.

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 also 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 may serve it to a large gatherings as much as for small lunches.We also serve it especially during weddings as one of the meals.

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

Serve it love.It is a perfect wholesome meal and have a good nap later :).


Scroll below to read the recipe of Sindhi tomato kadhi-tamatar ji kadhi :

Sindhi Tomato Kadhi-tamatar ji kadhi
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Sindhi Tomato Kadhi-tamatar ji kadhi


  • 7 -8 medium Tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp Gram Flour
  • 14-15 medium sized okra
  • 10 Cluster beans
  • 8 -10 medium sized Drum sticks or moringa
  • 5 -6 medium sized Lotus stem,
  • 1-2 small Potato
    For tempering
  • 2 Green chillis
  • 1.5 tsp chopped ginger
  • Handful of Curry leaves
  • 1.5 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1.5 tsp Cumin
  • 1.5 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • 5 tbsp Cooking oil


  • Pressure cook potato, cluster beans and lotus stem with one whistle.
  • Chop and boil the tomatoes in 2 cups of water and puree when cooled.Strain the puree.
  • Add little water if required. Discard the leftovers( tomato skin & seeds).
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Add cumin and mustard seeds,fenugreek seeds and saute for 10 seconds.
  • Don't over saute fenugreek seeds as it will turn the recipe bitter.
  • Add gram flour and fry on low flame to a nice golden color.Keep stirring.
  • Add tomato puree along with 4 cups of water.
  • Then add chilli powder, asafoetida and curry leaves.
  • Bring to a boil, while stirring once in between to avoid lumps.
  • Add okra and drumstick. Let it simmer approx for 45 mins on medium flame till the vegetables become soft.
  • By now, the oil should start coalescing over the stew, which indicates that the Kadhi is cooked.
  • Add boiled potato, cluster beans and lotus stem to the Kadhi.
    For Tadka
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in small pan.
  • Add cumin seeds, ginger and red chilli.Pour the tadka over Kadhi.
  • Serve hot with plain rice.

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