Dahi kadi with palak bhajias is a yogurt based gravy. Dahi means curds and palak means spinach.I adapted this recipe from my super chef friend Nutans blog.For more details on the recipe please check this blog.I found this recipe few days back and was so tempted at the view,lost my sleep until I prepared it yesterday.It is indeed salivating.My kids too enjoyed this dish.This is a healthy dish where both the ingredients, curds and spinach are very good for health.Spinach is the power house of iron,good for eyes and many more.Curds reminds of little miss muffet rhyme....jokes apart curds is an excellent source of calcium.This is a two in one recipe in which bhajias can be savored during the teatime.I have made slight changes in the recipe.I want to prepare this again and again.
for the kadi:
Water-1 cup approx(less or more)
for the palak bhajias:
bunch(washed and chopped finely)
leaves-1/2 cup (chopped)
gram flour)-1/4 cup
Green chilly-3(chopped finely)
- Wash the
palak thoroughly,chop and drain the water completely.
- In a
large mixing bowl mix all the
ingredients written under bhajias and
bind it together.
- Add a
drop of water if it is dry and knead it
into a dough.
- Make small
balls and heat the oil.
- Drop the
bhajias in the hot oil and fry until crisp and brown in color in both the sides.
- Keep it
- Mix all
the ingredients written under kadi and whip it lightly.
- Heat oil
in a pan,add jeera and fry for a minute,add onion,garlic,ginger,green chilly
and fry until light brown in color.
- Add the
curd mixture and give a slight boil.
- Garnish with
- You may relish it with rice or chapati.
the bhajias into the serving bowl and add the curds over it at the time of
keep the bhajias and the kadi separate and use as and when needed.
a two in one dish where you can relish the bhajias for your evening snack too.
Nutan says to pour the curds over the bhajias and not the bhajias into curds, if we do so bhajias will absorb the curds and the gravy turns dry.
Labels: North Indian Gravies