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Sindhi Kadhi Chawal recipe

Kadhi chawal is a great way of feeding kids all various veggies.Tastes best with boondi,fried aloo/arbi tuk and rice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: kadhi chawal, kadhi chawar, kadi, sindhi kadhi
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup besan or chickpea flour/garbanzo flour
  • ¼ cup imli ka paste or tamarind puree
  • ½ cup + 2 tbsp oil for tempering

vegetables

  • 2 potatoes
  • 100 gm okra
  • 100 gm cluster beans
  • 1 carrot
  • ¼ 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
  • ½ tbsp. methi dana or fenugreek seeds optional
  • ½ tsp haldi or turmeric
  • ½ tbsp lal mirch or red chilly powder
  • namak /Salt as per taste

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a deep sauce pan.
  •  Add chickpea flour/ besan to it.
  • Mix well with a spatula. Cook until it is toasted and is light brown in color.
  • Add turmeric, red chilly powder to it and mix well.
  • Now, add water and salt. Let it come to a boil.
  • Cut the potatoes into halves and add it to the pot.
  • Now, add the remaining vegetables like carrots and peas. Mix well.
  • Add the tamarind paste to it and stir well.
  • In another pan, heat oil and sauté the okra.
  • Add the cluster beans to it once okra is no longer slimy.
  • Now, add the cooked okra and cluster beans to the kadhi. Mix well.
  •  In a pan, heat oil and temper some cumin seeds, mustard seeds. Once they crackle, add ginger, green chilly, curry leaves to it. Switch it off and add heeng/asafoetida. You may omit heeng optionally , if serving a gluten-free meal.
  •  Serve hot with sweet boondi, arbi/alu tuk , rice and papad.