Sindhi Kadhi Recipe

Prep Time:

15

Cook Time:

105

Serves:

Level:

About the Recipe

Coming straight from the kitchen of ace Chef Saransh Goila, this interesting recipe of Sindhi kadhi is a balance of flavour with goodness of veggies. With drum stick, lotus stem, potatoes, cauliflower nd a host of vegetables cooked with a blend of spices, no wonder this sindhi kadhi is chef's comfort food.

Ingredients

big or 2 small cauliflower|Coriander leaves|cumin|Curry leaves|Drum stick|fenugreek|gms colocasia|gms okra|gms tomatoes|gram flour|lemon-sized balls tamarind|litre water|long or 2 small piece lotus stem|mustard|Oil|Potatoes|Red chilli powder|Refined oil|salt|Turmeric

Preparation

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