Onion dumplings or pakoda plus Kadhi the Curry!

Kadhi

Kadhi

Leftover onion dumplings or pakoda at home? Don’t worry you can always make the easiest Punjabi Kadhi within no time 🙂

Kadhi
Ingredients
Gram flour/besan- 1 cup
Butter milk- 2 glasses / cups
Water – 1 glass / cup
Red chillies- 4 for tempering
Mustard seeds – 1 tea spoon
Jeera / Cumin seeds – 1 tea spoon
Turmeric Powder – 1 teaspoon (or add ½ tea spoon more if you want the bright yellow color)
Hing / Asafetida – a small pinch
Chilli powder- 1/4 tea spoon (add more if you want it spicy)
Curry leaves- a few chopped
Coriander leaves- Fist full or less Chopped finely
Salt to taste

Method
In a bowl mix well Gram Flour, Butter milk and water until no lumps. Keep it aside. Heat 2 table spoons Oil temper it with mustard seeds and Jeera / Cumin seeds once they crackle add in Hing / Asafetida, red chillies , curry leaves, turmeric powder. Fry it together for 30 seconds later add in the barter mixture set aside and stir well. Allow it cook and boil. Add in salt as per taste. Finally add the onion dumplings or pakoda let the whole mixture / curry simmer on a low flame for 5 mins.
Garnish it with chopped coriander and serve it hot with Chappathi / Roti / Ghee Rice/ just plain Rice

Onion dumplings or pakoda

Ingredients
Gram flour/besan- 1 cup
Rice flour- 1/2 table spoon
Semolina / Fine Rava (this is the fine Soji) – 1/4 cup
Red Chilly powder- 3/4 table spoon

Red onions- 2 medium/large chopped into thin strips
green chilies- 2 chopped finely
ginger- a small piece diced
Curry leaves- a few chopped
Coriander leaves- Fist full or less Chopped finely
Salt to taste

Method
Set aside Oil-to heat for deep frying 3 cups (Oil needs to be hot)

In a bowl mix well all the above dry ingredients onions, ginger, green chilies and curry leaves by adding water until it turns into a soft sticky dough (watch out on the water quantity so that it does not make the dough too sticky and watery).
Take some mixture in small quantity use a spoon or use your hand to part small portions of dough, drop it into hot oil. Try with one first you will know if the oil is hot and ready to deep fry.
Fry the dough until they are golden brown and drain the excess oil by placing it in a paper towel. Continue with the other portions of dough.
Serve hot with tea or coffee. For Storage use a air tight container.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s