How to make Sindhi Kadhi - SK Khazana -

Sunday special meal in almost all Sindhi homes – simply delicious best had with rice and aloo tuk

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Medium potatoes, Ladyfingers

Cuisine : Sindhi

Course : Dals and Kadhis

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Sindhi Kadhi - SK Khazana

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Sindhi cuisine is delightful, and those who have had a taste of it will know that there is a great deal of flavour and spice in this cuisine. This does not mean that all food in Sindhi cuisine is spicy, as there are plenty of sweet dishes in it to. 
Sindhi cuisine is a result of many influences - Baluchistan touches the border of Sindh and so does Punjab – so there is bound to be an immigration of ideas! It goes without saying that pre-partition played an immense role in making Sindhi cuisine what it is today. As Sindh was once part of India, Indian foods have had a large influence is shaping Sindhi cuisine. The spicy and aromatic features of Sindhi and Indian meals are similar. Sindhi cuisine refers to the cuisine of the Sindhis from Sindh, Pakistan and India. 
Combinations of dishes are also important in Sindhi cuisine. Over the years the best ones have lasted and are repeatedly presented together.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Sindhi Kadhi - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Medium potatoes peeled, cut into ½ inch cubes and soaked in water 2

  • Ladyfingers cut into 1 inch pieces 10-12

  • Medium drumstick peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces 1

  • Cluster beans cut into 1 inch pieces 3-4

  • Medium tomatoes finely chopped 2

  • Green peas blanched 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2-3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Gram flour (besan) 2-3 tablespoons

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tamarind pulp 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander sprig to garnish

  • Steamed rice to serve

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add potatoes and mix well. Cover and cook till they turn a light golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 2

Add ladyfingers to the same pan and sauté till browned. Drain on an absorbent paper.

Step 3

Add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, curry leaves and ginger to the oil remaining in the pan, mix and sauté till the seeds change colour.

Step 4

Add gram flour, mix well and sauté for 2 minutes. Add 1 cup of water and mix well to avoid any lumps. Add another 1-2 cups of water and mix well. Add drumsticks and cluster beans and mix well. Let the mixture come to a boil.

Step 5

Add green chillies and salt and mix well. Add sufficient water and mix well and let it come to a boil. Add turmeric powder and mix, cover and cook for 3-4 minutes on medium heat.

Step 6

Add tomatoes and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Add green peas and mix well. Add red chilli powder and tamarind pulp, mix well, cover and cook for 2 minutes on medium heat.

Step 7

Add the fried potatoes, ladyfingers and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for 4-5 minutes.

Step 8

Add coriander leaves, mix well, cover and cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.

Step 9

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with a coriander sprig and serve hot with steamed rice.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.