Gujarati Kadhi Recipe


Gujarati Kadhi is the tasty blend of besan, curd and spices. Learn how to make Gujarati Kadhi with the true spices and aroma of Gujarat and serve a great main course dish with rice and salad.gujarati-kadhi

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2-3


  • 1 cup bengal gram flour (besan)
  • 1-1/2 cup sour curd
  • 4 green chillies thinly chopped
  • 1 inch ginger minced
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • A pinch of dried mango powder
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • Fresh cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp onion seeds (kalonji)
  • 4-5 curry leaves chopped
  • Salt to taste

How to make Gujarati Kadhi:

  1. Whisk the curd in a big bowl and add 2 cups of water.
  2. Mix very well and keep the curd mixture aside.
  3. Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
  4. Add ginger and green chillies.
  5. Saute on low flame for few seconds.
  6. Now add besan and stir constantly.
  7. Add salt and other spices.
  8. Mix well and add the curd mixture.
  9. Stir continuously without leaving any lump in the kadhi.
  10. Heat 1tsp oil in a sauce pan and add curry leaves, onion seeds and mustard seeds.
  11. Mix and allow the seeds to crackle.
  12. Add the crackling mixture into the kadhi and leave for few boils.
  13. Finally garnish with chopped cilantro and serve with rice of your choice.

Chef Tips:

  1. If you are not serving Gujarati Kadhi immediately, then you might will have to add water again just before serving, it’s because this kadhi gets thick after 30 minutes.
  2. You can add spluttering whole garam spices to make this kadhi more flavorful.


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