Mooli Ki Kadhi is one of the best summer curry recipes. It is light on the stomach, big on flavors and requires your minimal time near the stove.
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Mooli Ki Kadhi Recipe

Mooli Ki Kadhi is one of the best summer curry recipes. It is light on the stomach, big on flavors and requires your minimal time near the stove.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: mooli ki kadhi
Servings: 4
Author: Hina Gujral

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-size white radish
  • 1 Cup of yogurt curd
  • 2 tbsp gram flour besan
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil

Ingredients for tempering

  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds jeera
  • 1 - 2 dry red chilies broken into halves
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds methi dana
  • a pinch of asafoetida hing

Instructions

  • Whisk gram flour, 1 Cup of water and yogurt in a bowl. Add turmeric and red chili powder. Mix well. Set aside
  • Peel the skin of radish. Fine chop the radish. Keep aside as well.
  • Heat mustard oil in a heavy bottom saucepan ( buy it here ) over medium heat.
  • Once the oil reaches the smoking point, reduce the heat to low. Add chopped radish, stir and cook till the radish turn translucent.
  • Stir yogurt and gram flour mixture one last time. Pour it over the radish.
  • Season with salt, stir to mix and allow the kadhi to come to a roaring boil.
  • Reduce the heat to low and allow the kadhi to simmer for 10 - 15 minutes. Cook till it thickens a bit.
  • Once the curry starts thickening, prepare the tempering.
  • Heat ghee in a tadka pan ( buy it here ). Add hing, jeera, methi dana and broken red chilies.
  • Allow the spices to release their aroma. It takes less than a minute.
  • Pour this tempering immediately over the kadhi and stir to mix.
  • Turn off the heat. Cover the saucepan with a lid and let it sit that way until you are ready to serve the Kadhi.
  • Garnish Mooli Ki Kadhi with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve Mooli Ki Kadhi warm with steamed basmati rice.

Notes

Recommended Equipments: Saucepan ( buy it here ), Tadka Pan ( buy it here )