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Kadi is an indian preparation that goes best with rice or rotis. This kadhi recipe is cooked in the microwave with pakodis of gram flour spiced with red chilies and a base of sour curd. Flavored with fenugreek, turmeric, cumin, mustard and chilies, the kadhi is spicy and sour to taste and very savory.
  Gram flour 150 Gram
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda bicarbonate 1 Pinch
  Red chili powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 125 Milliliter
  Frying oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Curd 400 Milliliter
  Gram flour 50 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Red chili powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Curry leaves 8
  Dry red chilies 2
  Asofoetida 1 Pinch
  Water 800 Milliliter
  Desi ghee 1 Tablespoon

for the Pakodis Mix the gram flour, salt, soda bi carbonate and red chilli powder.
Add approximately 125 ml water and whisk well to make a thick batter (of coating consistency) .
Heat oil, in a Kadahi, over the gas and deep fry the pakodis till golden brown.
Drain the excess oil and keep aside. for the Kadi Heat ghee, in a 2 litre deep dish, on 100% power for 40 seconds.
Add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves, dry chillies and fenugreek seeds and microwave on 100% power for 1:00 minute.
Whisk the curd, gram flour and water into a thin, smooth paste, (strain if required) add the curd mixture salt, red chilli powder.
Mix and microwave on 100% power for 9:00 minutes.
Stir 2-3 times during cooking.
Finally add the pakodis and microwave on 60% power for 9:00 minutes.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or rotis.

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