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Kadi pakoda is a famous dish in punjab goes with rice or chapati. It consists of a gravy based on sour yoghurt thickend with gram flour. It is a tasty & mouth watering dish liked by all age people.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 40 Min

Total Time : 50 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cups gram flour (besan)

  • 1 pinch salt according to taste

  • 1 tsp red chilly powder

  • 1/2 tsp garam masala

  • 1 nos chopped onion

  • 2 nos patatoes finally chopped

  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 1 cups oil for frying

  • 1.5 cups for kadi : sour curd

  • 3 cups water or as required

  • 8 tbsp gram flour

  • 1 pinch salt according to taste

  • 1 tsp red chilly powder

  • 1 tsp garam masala powder

  • 2 nos onion

  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 2 nos tamato

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)

  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds ( methi dana)

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 tbsp corriender powder

  • 1 nos potato


  • Take gram flour in a bowl and add salt and pepper, garam masala powder & ginger garlic paste in it.
  • Add chopped onion & patato in it and mix everything.
  • Put water as required to make a thick batter
  • Heat the oil in a pan or kadai. Drop the pakoda batter in oil with the help of a spoon or with ur hands.
  • Fry pakode on low flame till the pakodas are crisp & golden.
  • Remove pakodas and place them on a kitchen paper towel.
  • FOR KADI : In a bowl take 1.5 cup sour curd & whisk it well till smooth.
  • Add 8 tablespoon gram flour and whisk it.
  • Add 3 cup water or as required and stir again. If there are lumps break them with a whisk.
  • Take a pan or kadai, heat two table spoon oil in it.
  • Add cumin seeds & fenugreek seeds and allow them to crackle and change their colour.
  • Add sliced onion & ginger garlic paste and soute on low flame.
  • Add tamato puree and potatoes . Soute it for five minutes.
  • Now add salt and pepper, garam masala powder, turmeric powder & coriander powder in it and mix them properly.
  • Add the curd mixture then stir well.
  • Increase the flame to medium and bring the kadi to a boil. Keep on stirring often.
  • It takes time to cook around 20 to 30 min .
  • If kadhi becomes too thick then add some hot water.
  • Now add the pakodas in the kadhi & stir gently.
  • Cover the kadhi with a lid and let the pakodas be soaked in kadi for 8-10 min.
  • Serve hot with rice or chapati