How to make Schezchow Kadhi -

Gram flour, Schezchow soup powder, tomato soup powder mixed with yogurt and cooked into a kadhi.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Yogurt (दही), Gram flour (besan) (बेसन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

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Schezchow Kadhi

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Schezchow Kadhi Recipe

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons

  • Schezchow soup powder 2 packets

  • Tomato soup powder 2 packets

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Black peppercorns 10-12

  • Ginger chopped 2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Dried red chillies broken 2-3

  • Onions medium 2

  • Potato medium 1

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Turmeric powder a pinch

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander sprigs a few


Step 1

Put yogurt into a bowl. Add gram flour, Schezchow soup powder, tomato soup powder and 2 cups water and whisk till smooth.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add fenugreek seeds, cloves, black peppercorns, ginger, green chillies and red chillies and saute till fragrant.

Step 3

Slice onions and cut potato into small cubes.

Step 4

Add asafoetida to the pan and mix. Add onions and potato and saute for a minute.

Step 5

Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder and mix. Add a little salt and mix.

Step 6

Add yogurt mixture and 1 cup of water and mix well. Cook, stirring at intervals, till potato is cooked.

Step 7

Chop coriander leaves and add to the pan and mix well. Adjust salt and mix well.

Step 8

Pour into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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