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Rajasthani Dahi Kadhi Recipe | Dahi Kadhi Recipe

Rajasthani Dahi Kadhi is a spiced yoghurt-based sauce mixed with besan and other spices which is usually served with plain steamed rice or jeera rice or roti.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, Rajasthan
Servings: 4 People
Author: Pavani


  • Whisk
  • Mixing bowl
  • Sauce pan


Dahi Kadhi mixture

  • Yoghurt /curd – 1 cup
  • Besan/Gram flour – ¼ cup
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt – 1tsp

For Tempering the Rajasthani Dahi Kadhi

  • Ghee -2tbsp
  • Asafoetida/hing – ¼ tsp
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Urad dal – ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Dry red chillies – 2or 3
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Methi seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Bay leave - 1


  • In a mixing bowl add curd, besan, salt, turmeric powder with 2 cups of water.
  • Mix the mixture with the help of whisk without forming any lumps and keep aside.
  • Heat a saucepan and add the curd mixture and cook on low – medium flame stirring occasionally.
  • Cook the sauce until it thickness a little bit.The sauce should not be neither too thick or thin.
  • Once the kadhi is thick, switch off the flame. Here it took 15 minutes for me.
  • Heat a small pan with 2 tablespoon of ghee.
  • when the ghee is hot add mustard, urad dal once they begin to crackle, add cumin seeds along with hing, methi seeds and mix well.
  • Now add dry red chillies and fry for 30 seconds.
  • Add the red chilli powder and immediately switch off the flame.
  • Then add the tempering mixture to prepared Dahi Kadhi and mix well.
  • Serve this delicious and spicy Rajasthani Dahi kadhi with steamed rice/roti.
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