06 November 2014

HARA CHANA KI KADHI (Green Chickpeas Kadhi)

Kadhi .. each state has its own version of Kadhi.. Punjabi Kadhi, Rajasthani Kadhi, Maharashtrian Kadhi n so on.. I made a simple Kadhi with Hara chana with combining all the versions.. The final result was yumm!! 

Usually pakodas are dunked into the kadhi. Happened to watch a TV cookery show were cooked chana was added to Kadhi.. Got into action n here it iss.. Served with plain ghee rice n chopped onions n green chillies. 
What you need:
1 cup - Curd / Yogurt, beaten
1 cup - Hara Chana / Green Chana (pre soaked over nite and cooked for 5 hisses in pressure cooker)
2 cups - Water
2 tbsp - Besan / Gram flour
½ tsp - Mustard seeds / Rai 
Few - Fenugreek seeds / Methi
½ tsp - Cumin seeds / Jeera 
¼ tsp - Turmeric powder/ Haldi
½ tsp - Red chilli powder
1 no - Red chilli
Generous pinches of asafoetida / Hing
1 tsp - Ghee and 1 tsp - Oil
1 sprig - Curry leaves / Kadi patta
1 tbsp - Coriander leaves / Dhania patta
Salt as required

 How to make:
In a bowl add yogurt, turmeric powder, gram flour, water whisk well until smooth.

Heat ghee n oil in a pan add mustard, fenugreek, cumin and curry leaves. Saute well add asafoetida, then add the yogurt mixture add salt mix well and cook on low heat.

Once they start to thicken add cooked chana and bring to gentle boil once it reaches the desired consistency add coriander leaves and switch off the heat.


  1. Delicious kadhi, looks so tempting.. love the last pic.

  2. The last pic makes me go oh so hungry Kalpana. kadi looks super duper yummm....

  3. We do it with black channa most often hara chana ki kadhi looks yummy !!

  4. Woow...that looks so good!

  5. I wish I were cooking in my house to try out so many delicious items you are posting!!!
    I commend your blog for their reference to my daughters and grand daughter

  6. Lovely recipe! I welcome u to my & Monu's HM Besties Event #2 that is about "Wedding Anniversary Cakes & Sweets" ..Plz hop over & link ur lovely recipes :)

  7. yummy n inviting with rice :)