Urad Kadhi

I had sprouted some urad dal which I wanted use for another recipe but due to lack of time I made this interesting recipe that I had hit on the net. This is a simple to make kadhi full of nutrition and taste. I had prepared it to accompany hot steamed rice with papad, it was yummm… Kadhi lovers should give it a try; this is kadhi+dal in one dish.

Serves: 2
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

1.      Sprouted Urad dal – 1 cup
2.    Gram Flour – ¼ cup
3.    Dahi – 2 cups
4.    Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
5.     Salt as per taste
6.    Water – 1 cup
7.     Oil – ½ tbsp
8.    Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
9.    Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
10.            Green chilies – 2
11.  Ginger – 1 “ piece
12.Asafoetida – 1 pinch
13.Curry leaves – 1 sprig
14.Coriander finely chopped – 2 tbsp

Step 1: Whisk the curds, water, turmeric powder and gram flour in a bowl till smooth and thin. Keep aside.

Step 2: Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds, add slit green chilies, and curry leaves, chopped ginger and sprinkle asafoetida.

Step 3: Sauté sprouted urad dal in it for 3-5 minutes until it is soft.

Step 4: Add the curd mixture and stir continuously in low to medium heat.

Step 5: When it starts boiling, the gravy thickens and nice aroma emanates from it. At that point, turn off heat and transfer the kadhi to the serving vessel.
Step 6: Garnish with chopped coriander and relish with steamed rice or roti.


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