Farali Kadhi for Upvas - Hot Yogurt Soup for Fasting

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Feb. 04, 2013


Yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs) (3/4
Bananas 1 Small , sliced
Amaranth flour 2 Tablespoon
Rock salt 2 Pinch
Ginger 1/2 Teaspoon , chopped finely
Green chilly 1/2 Teaspoon , chopped finely
Water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (Adjust the quantity as required)
Cumin powder 1/4 Teaspoon (Optional)
Turmeric powder 1 Pinch (Optional)
Curry leaves 10 Gram (2 sprigs)
For the seasoning
Oil/Ghee 2 Tablespoon (If Ghee
Dry red chilli 2 Medium
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon



1. Take a bowl and add the yogurt, banana, amaranth flour, ginger, green chilly and water as required. Use a hand blender to blend the mixture. Check the consistency and accordingly add more water if required.

2. Add 2 pinches of rock salt and cumin powder. Stir it well.

3. In a small pan add 2 tablespoons of oil or 1 tablespoon of ghee and heat it, add 2 whole red chilies and add cumin seeds, when they crackle take the pan off the heat.

4. Transfer the yogurt mixture from the bowl to a pot and bring it to a boil by continuously stirring. Add a pinch of turmeric (optional) and some curry leaves and continue stirring.

5. Add the red chili and cumin seasoning and stir.


6. Serve warm with sabudana (Sago) Khichdi during upvas (fasting) period.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 147Calories from Fat 90

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 132 mg5.5%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet