Punjabi Kadhi / Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe is made by using potato and onion pakore, spices and yogurt-besan mixture. Kadhi can be made in different ways. But Punjabi Pakoda Kadhi is most popular of all. You can enjoy with rice or roti.

  •  Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 5
  • Skill Level: Medium


For making pakore:– –

  • Potato (peel and cut in to small pieces) – 1/2 cup
  • Onion (peel and cut in to small pieces) – 1/2 cup
  • Ajwain – 1 tbsp
  • Besan Flour – 1/2 cup (for pakora)
  • Baking Soda – a pinch

For making curry:— –

  • Curd (Dahi) – 1 cup
  • Besan Flour – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Mustard Seed – 1 tbsp
  • A pinch of asafetida –
  • Dry Red Chili – 2-3 nos.
  • Red Chili Powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tbsp
  • Garam Masala – 1 tbsp
  • Curry Leaves – 10-11
  • Chopped Coriander Leaves (for garnish) – 2-3 tbsp
  • Salt as per taste –
  • Water as needed –
  • Oil for frying –
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp


  • For making pakore:– in a bowl, add potato, onion, baking soda, ajwain, salt and besan, mix well.
  • Then slowly add water, stir it and make the batter lump free and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan for deep frying, take a small amount of mix and make round ball and slide the pakore in the oil.
  • Fry both sides till turns little golden brown and keep aside.
  • In a bowl, add curd, besan and turmeric powder, mix well and make sure there are not any lumps.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium flame, add hing, mustard seed and curry leaves, fry for 1-2 min.
  • Add curd mixture and water, boil it and stir in between.
  • Add  red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt, mix well.
  • Add pakore and mix properly, cook on low flame till curry become thick.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan, add dry red chili and fry for 2-3 min.
  • Pour the fried red chili in the kadhi.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot punjabi kadhi with rice or roti.
PUNJABI KADHI PAKORA RECIPE was last modified: March 25th, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes