Kadhi is a famous North Indian soup made from gram flour and yogurt/buttermilk. This recipe for Gujerati Khadi finds mention in the Ayurvedic Text Bhavprakash.
2 Cups buttermilk
Ginger, chopped 1/2inch
2 Green chillies, chopped
Salt To Taste
Handful Coriander leaves
Oil 2 tsp
Pinch Turmeric powder
½ tsp Cinnamon powder
Cumin seeds ¼ tsp
Mustard seeds ¼ tsp
Few Curry leaves
Asafoetida 1 pinch
Beat the curd and add two cups of water. Add the besan, salt, turmeric powder and mix well.
Make a paste of ginger, chilies, cinnamon and corainder leaves.
Boil the curd mixture on slow heat and stir continuously.
Add the ground paste, and boil again.
Heat oil in a pan, add all seasonings.
Fry until they splutter.
Pour this seasonings over guajarati kadhi.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.
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