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Punjabi Kadhi

Recipe by Gurveen Sabharwal of Linden Hill, US

Punjabi Kadhi w/a twist, it's a healthy version with veggies :)

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 2-3 cups Yogurt/Dahi
    • 2 tbsp Besan/gram flour
    • 2 tsp haldi/turmeric pdr
    • 3-4 tbsp oil
    • 2 sliced onions
    • 3/4 cup spinach
    • 1/2 cup peas
    • 2 potatoes (chopped into 1" cubes)
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 tsp red chili powder
    • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
    • 2 tsp dhania powder
    • 2 tsp garam masala
    • 1 tsp jeera
    • 1 tsp hing
    • 1 tsp methi seeds
    • 2 tbsp ghee
    • Dhania for garnishing


    1. In a bowl take about 3 cups of yogurt & beat it well add 2-3 tbsps besan (gram flour) & mix well, then add haldi, lal mirchi pdr, dhania masala pdr Mix well & add 2-3 cups of water. And keep aside.
    2. Now Heat a pan, add some cooking oil & add in methi seeds, a pinch of asofetida (hing), 2-3 dry red whole chillies & fry till they all start spluttering, then add sliced onions (2 medium sized) & fry 2 mins, then add some ginger garlic paste (or chopped) cook 2 mins, then add some haldi, lal mirchi pdr, salt to taste, dhania pdr & garam masala , cook the masala for a min.
    3. Ddd some peas, chopped spinach (I use frozen peas & spinach. Go easy on the spinach not too much) & some chopped potatoes.
    4. Cook a few mins then add the Yogurt, besan & water mixture & increase the flame to full, keep mixing the kadhi & bring it to a boil. After the first boil let it cook on med-low flame at least 20-25 mins.
    5. Keep mixing it in between & if u feel it is too thick you may add more water. Now ur kadhi is ready.
    6. Just before u serve it, heat 2 tsps of ghee add a lttle red chilli pdr & add the tadka to the kadhi, garnish w/dhania & ENJOY the kadhi w/boiled rice.

      Most important, do let me know, when u try it :)


    Gurveen Sabharwal

    Thank You Everyone, will post more recipes soon.

    Parul Patel

    Hi Gurveen, Thanks for sharing such a nice and easy recipe of punjabi kadhi. I like this recipe because of using vegetables. I would recommended this recipe as restaurant style delicious kadhi. My family & me die for this kadhi. We like punjabi food so pls. post more easy & healthy recipes.


    Tried it. It came out wel, but I did a variation from my side. I added a level tsp. of pudina powder. Please try it. It tastes much better. Bethica Das, Sharjah

    Ameena Sadaf

    was yummilicious! V al loved it.....thanx fr sharing!


    Hi recipe is very nice but i have never put potato peas in kadhi i'll try it.B-)


    Ms. Gurveen: I tried your kadhi recipie, it is to die for. Tasty, tasty, delicious and on top of that so healthy. Please share some more of your healthy recipies, from your treasure box. Regards Rinku

    Aruna Rani

    Definitely it will taste yummy,Planning to cook today evening itself.