vrat ki kadhi recipe | rajgira kadhi recipe for fasting | farali kadhi

Vrat ki kadhi recipe with step by step photos – mildly flavored and spiced yogurt sauce made for Navratri fasting or vrat.

This is a Quick and easy recipe of kadhi and takes about 15 minutes to prepare. Amaranth flour is added here instead of besan (gram flour) which we use in regular kadhis. The kadhi  goes very well as a side dish with Sama pulao, Kuttu ki khichdi, sama khichdi, plain sama rice or Rajgira paratha, Kuttu ka paratha or Rajgira poori.

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vrat ki kadhi recipe

This rajgira kadhi is good for fasting as its easy to digest and is also cooling for the body.

Few more Fasting recipes you can make with curd are Vrat ki dahi arbi and Vrat ke dahi aloo.

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vrat ki kadhi

5 from 2 votes
Easy and quick to prepare rajgira kadhi for Navratri fasting or upwas.
vrat ki kadhi recipe, rajgira kadhi recipe, farali kadhi recipe
Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:3 mins
Cook Time:12 mins
Total Time:15 mins
Course:main course
Cuisine:north indian
Diet:vegetarian
Servings (change the number to scale):2 to 3
(1 CUP = 250 ML)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup full fat fresh curd (yogurt) at room temperature or 240 to 250 grams curd
  • 3 tablespoon amaranth flour (rajgira atta)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 to 1.5 teaspoon ginger-green chili paste or ½ inch ginger + 1 to 2 green chilies crushed in a mortar-pestle
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon sugar or add as required
  • 2 tablespoon ghee or peanut oil
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves for garnish
  • rock salt as required

Instructions

making curd mixture

  • Take 1 cup fresh curd in a mixing bowl. Whisk it till smooth.
  • Then add 3 tbsp rajgira atta or amaranth flour. If you don't have amaranth flour then you can also add buckwheat flour (kuttu ka atta), arrowroot flour or water chestnut flour (singhare ka atta).
  • Mix again very well. Then add 1/2 cup water.
  • Whisk the whole mixture very well. There should be no lumps.

making rajgira kadhi

  • In a pan heat 2 tbsp ghee or peanut oil. Add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds and saute them till they are fragrant and change color.
  • Then add 1 to 1.5 tsp crushed ginger+green chili paste.
  • Stir and saute till the raw aroma of the ginger goes away.
  • Lower the flame and then add the curd mixture. Season with rock salt (sendha namak).
  • Add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp sugar. Add sugar as per your taste.
  • Stir very well and allow the rajgira kadhi to simmer. Do stir on occasions. The kadhi will thicken.
  • Garnish vrat ki kadhi with chopped coriander leaves and serve vrat ki kadhi hot or warm with sama pulao, sama khichdi, plain sama rice or rajgira paratha, kuttu ka parathas or rajgira pooris.
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Preparation to make rajgira kadhi or farali kadhi

1. Take 1 cup fresh curd in a mixing bowl. Whisk it till smooth.

curd for vrat ki kadhi recipe

2. Then add 3 tbsp rajgira atta or amaranth flour. If you don’t have amaranth flour then you can also add buckwheat flour (kuttu ka atta), arrowroot flour or water chestnut flour (singhare ka atta).

flour for vrat ki kadhi recipe

3. Mix again very well.

making vrat ki kadhi recipe

4. Then add ½ cup water.

water for vrat ki kadhi recipe

5. Whisk the whole mixture very well. There should be no lumps.

mixing vrat ki kadhi recipe

Making vrat ki kadhi

6. In a pan heat 2 tbsp ghee or peanut oil. Add ½ tsp cumin seeds and saute them till they are fragrant and change color.

ghee for vrat ki kadhi recipe

7. Then add 1 to 1.5 tsp crushed ginger+green chili paste.

ginger for vrat ki kadhi recipe

8. Stir and saute till the raw aroma of the ginger goes away.

ginger for vrat ki kadhi recipe

9. Lower the flame and then add the curd mixture.

curd for vrat ki kadhi recipe

10. Season with rock salt/sendha namak.

salt for vrat ki kadhi recipe

11. Add ¼ to ½ tsp sugar. Do add sugar as per your taste.

sugar for vrat ki kadhi recipe

12. Stir very well and allow the rajgira kadhi to simmer on a low flame for about 3 to 4 minutes. Do stir on occasions. The kadhi will also thicken. If the kadhi thickens too much, then add a few tablespoons of water and stir again.

simmer vrat ki kadhi recipe

Garnish vrat ki kadhi with chopped coriander leaves and Serve vrat ki kadhi hot or warm with sama pulao, kuttu ki khichdi, sama khichdi, plain sama rice or rajgira paratha, kuttu ka parathas or rajgira pooris.

vrat ki kadhi recipe

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Dassana Amit

Dassana Amitnamaste and welcome to vegrecipesofindia.com which i started in feb 2009 and is a pure vegetarian blog. i have been passionate about cooking from childhood and began to cook from the age of 10. later having enrolled in a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was formally trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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4 comments/reviews

  1. can I use chach for this recipe

    • yes you can use chach.

  2. Do I have to use khatta dahi (sour curd) for this recipe?

    • no need. you can use fresh curd.