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sindhi tomato curry
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Sindhi Tomato Kadhi-tamatar ji kadhi

Sindhi tamatar ji kadhi is a stew similar to sambhar.It is a wholesome chickpea flour based curry which can be served with rice or roti.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: sindhi kadhi with tomatoes, sindhi kadhi without tamarind, sindhi tomato kadhi, tamatar ji kadhi
Servings: 6
Author: Gaurav


  • ¼ cup chickpea flour/besan
  • 2-3 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • 2 Green chillies chopped
  • 2 teaspoon chopped ginger
  • 2 teaspoon Cumin/jeera
  • 2 teaspoon Mustard seeds/rai
  • 1 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds/methi dana
  • ½ teaspoon Asafoetida/heeng avoid if gluten-free
  • Handful of Curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder/lal mirch
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder/haldi
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1.25 ltr water


  • 7 -8 medium Tomatoes pureed
  • 1-2 large Potatoes
  • 14-15 medium sized okra/bhindi
  • 8 -10 medium sized Drum sticks or moringa
  • 5 -6 medium sized Lotus stem/kamal kakadi optional
  • 10 Cluster beans/gwar optional
  • ½ cup peas


  • Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan.Add cumin seeds,mustard seeds,ginger,chillies,hing,curry leaves.Let it splutter.
  • Add chickpea flour/besan,mix well.
  • Once chickpea flour mix is light brown in color,add salt,turmeric and red chilli powder .
  • Add tomato puree with fenugreek seeds and potatoes
  • Add water and let it boil. Once the water starts boiling, add drumsticks and other hard vegetables.
  • Add all soft vegetables after 10 minutes and let it cook.
  • Let it simmer on medium -low heat for 15-20 mins.Keep stirring occasionally.
  • Turn off the heat, once the potatoes are nicely cooked.
  • Serve hot with rice,sweet boondi & aloo/arbi tuk


You can even add veggies like brinjal oreggplant halves if you like.Kadhi tastes even better the next day which can be eaten with roti.