Peanut Kadhi

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Sep. 25, 2014

A kadhi made with roasted peanut powder and fresh curds, thickened with rajgira flour instead of besan. The Peanut Kadhi has been carefully formulated to avoid items that cannot be had on fasting days. This faraal recipe is a tasty treat that you can have on janmashtami, during navaratri, or any other day for that matter.


Fresh curd 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Rajgira atta 1 Tablespoon
Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Ghee 1 Teaspoon
Cumin seed 1/2 Teaspoon
Ginger green chili paste 1 Tablespoon
Roasted peanut powder 2 Tablespoon
Rock salt To Taste (sendha namak)
Sugar 1/2 Teaspoon
For garnish
Finely chopped coriander 1 Teaspoon



1. In a bowl, combine curd, rajgira atta/flour and 2 cups of water. Whisk well and set aside.



2. In a non-stick pan, heat ghee, add cumin seeds and allow them to crackle.

3. Add ginger green chili paste and sauté over medium flame for 30 seconds.

4. Add roasted peanut powder, sauté for 30 seconds and then pour curds mixture.

5. Add rock salt and sugar. Stir constantly to avoid lump and cook over low flame for 4-5 minutes.



6. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with Rajgira paratha or khichdi.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 113Calories from Fat 64

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 299 mg12.46%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet