Monday, May 21, 2012

Mango Kadhi

Sweet Kadhi  is a Gujarati speciality, which has a sweet, sour and pungent taste. Gujarati kadhi itself has a wonderful taste and adding mango pulp only it makes it more rich and aromatic. Mango Kadhi is very simple to make and can be served with plain roti, khichadi or steamed rice.

Servings :
4 persons along with main course 

Ingredients :

For chickpea slurry :
2 tspns chickpea flour (Besan)
4-5 tspns water

For Tempering :
1 tspn ghee 
1 tspn cumin seeds (Jeera)
1/4 tspn fenugreek seeds (Methi)
1/4 tspn asafoetida powder (Hing)
1/2 tspn ginger paste
1-2 green chillies  (Chopped)
7-8 curry leaves

For Mango Kadhi :
1 cup alphanso mango pulp
1 cup semi-sour curds
1/2 cup water
2 tbspns sugar (or as per taste)
Chickpea slurry (as above)
1/2 tspn turmeric powder
Salt to taste

For Garnishing :
Chopped fresh coriander leaves

Method :

To make chickpea slurry :
Take chickpea flour in a bowl. Add some water to it. whisk it to form smooth paste. 

To make Mango Kadhi :
Take curd in a bowl. Whisk it with the help of blender. Add some water and again whisk it. Then add chickpea slurry to the curds and blend it. Also whisk the Mango pulp separately and set it aside. 

Now heat ghee in a pan. Then add cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, asafoetida powder, ginger paste, green chillies and curry leaves to the ghee. Pour curd mixture and stir it. After a minute, add mango pulp to the mixture and mix it. Thereafter add turmeric powder, sugar and salt. Simmer it for 4-5 minutes. Garnish it to chopped fresh corriander leaves.

Serve hot with roti, rice or khichadi. 

Notes :

1. You may also add clove powder to enhance the taste of Kadhi. 
2. If you remove the key ingredient - Mango pulp, then it becomes regular Gujarati Kadhi

Stepwise Pictures :


  1. Adding mango pulp would've given it a nice sweet and sour taste...looks yummy

  2. very nice and delicious kadi..mine is still in draft:)kadhi is looking very smooth and delicious.lovely colour.

  3. Must be a very sweet kadhi..
    Mango is already sweet and adding sugar on top of it ?
    I would go for the normal version.

  4. Simply inviting, never thought of making kadhi with mango pulp,fantastic dish.

  5. Have heard about such kadhi, but never tried before. I miss Alphonso mangoes here. But will try with the local variety that we get here.
    Love Ash.

  6. very innovative... will try this ....delicious and inviting...please collect your award from my blog

  7. new recipe to me.. but i am sure it will be very tasty.. happy to follow u.. do stop by mine when u are free..

  8. Yummy.....

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  11. First time kadhi is innovative..

  12. mango kadhi looks delicious. nice step by step recipe

  13. Very innovative recipe...have to try this and kadhi both are my favorite..
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  14. This is a very delicious kadhi!! Love the clicks

  15. Sundarch diasate aahe Kadhi...taste hi chhanch asnar..mi pan CA karat aahe n mala hi cookingchi aavad aahe.Tumcha blog aavdla.Kadhi try karen aambyacha season aalyavar.:)


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