Sunday, March 3, 2013

Sindhi Kadhi /Sindhi Karhi سندھی کڑھی

Sindhi Kadhi is a very delicious and full vegetarian dish. It is different from Punjabi Karhi, no yoghurt or Pakoras are used in its preparation as in Punjabi Karhi, but seasonal vegetables are used. I Like this Kadhi very much because a lot of vegetables are used, with tart taste of Imli (Tamarind).

Sindhi Karhi

  • Arhar Ki dal (Tur Dal)   1/4 cup
  • Besan   3-4 tablespoon
  • Oil 1/4 to 1/2 cup
  • Tomatoes  chopped 2-3
  • Ginger crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Green Chillies  2-3
  • Fresh Coriander leaves

Seasonal Vegetables:

  • Potatoes chopped in cubes  2-3
  • Gawar Phalli trimmed and chopped in 2
  • Sojni Ki Phalli (Drum Sticks)   chopped into finger size  5-6
  • Brinjal chopped 1
  • Carrot chopped in discs  1
  • Okra trimmed 10-12
  • Cauliflower  chopped  1 cup
  • Peas 1/4 cup


  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chillies powder 1-2 teaspoon
  • Haldi powder 1/4 teaspoon  + 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 1teaspoon
  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon
  • Tamarind pulp 2 tablespoon

Tarka Ingredients:
  • Karhi Patta (Kadhi patta)  10-12
  • Mustard black whole 1 /2 teaspoon
  • Fenugreek seed whole 1/4 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds whole 1 teaspoon
  • Heing  1 pinch
  • Oil 2 tablespoon


  • Boil tur dal in enough water and 1/4 teaspoon haldi. Drain and keep aside.
  • Dry roast besan in  a pan till pungent on low flame for 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove from the pan and cool.

  • Saute onion in 2 tablespoon of oil.
  • Add ginger garlic paste fry, then add tomatoes and spices and fry for few more minute.
  • Then add vegetables,  fry for 2-3 minutes then add boiled dall.
  • Now dissolve  roasted besan in 3 glass of water and add to to curry.
  • Cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes.
  • Sprinkle Green Chillies and Fresh Coriander leaves and simmer.

Applying Tarka:

  • Now heat 2 tablespoon of oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds and heing, fry till pop. Then add fenugreek seeds, Karhi patta and cumin seed fry for 2-3 minutes. Then pour over the prepared Kadhi.

Delicious Sindhi Kadhi is ready.
Serve with Boiled Rice, Papad and Fried Potatoes.