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Malbari Kadhi

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A typical Malabari spicy kadhi with a coconut flavour

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Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 31-40 minutes

Servings : 4

Malbari Kadhi

Main Ingredients

Yogurt, Onion




Dals and Kadhis

Level Of Cooking



  • Yogurt whisked
    2 cups
  • Onion halved
    1 medium
  • Tomato halved
    1 medium
  • Coconut milk
    1 cup
  • Ghee
    1 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves
  • Green chillies finely chopped
  • Ginger grated
    1 inch piece
  • Asafoetida
    a pinch
  • Sugar
    1 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
    a few sprigs


Step 1

Steam onion and tomato and when cool puree. Mix together yogurt, onion-tomato puree and coconut milk.

Step 2

Heat ghee in pan, add cumin seeds and when they change colour add curry leaves, green chillies, ginger and sauté for two minutes.

Step 3

Add asafoetida and sugar, stir and add to the yogurt mixture. Add salt, stir and heat for two to three minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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