Kulfa ki kadhi

Kadhi is a popular side dish in north Indian food plate.  This recipes is kadhi – Yogurt bengal gram curry with nutritious purslane leaves.


  • 1 cup yogurt / curd
  • 1/2 bunch kulfa leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons toor dal
  • 2 teaspoons sugar / jaggery
  • 1/2 tablespoon bengal gram flour / besan
  • 1 inch ginger, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds / Jeera
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida / hing
  • 2 broken dry red chilies
  • 8 curry leaves
  • Oil as required
  • Salt to taste


  1. Blend yogurt with water, besan, turmeric powder and salt till smooth paste. Keep aside.
  2. Grind ginger, cumin seeds, green chilies, jaggery and asafoetida to smooth paste.
  3. Heat oil. Fry kulfa leaves with little water. Cook till leaves are cooked.
  4. Combine with yogurt mix, ginger paste. Mix well.
  5. Heat oil. Splutter mustard seeds, curry leaves and dry red chillies. Add mixture and bring to boil with continous stirring.
  6. Adjust taste with salt and consistency with water.
  7. Serve kulfa ki kadhi hot with steamed rice.

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