Fenugreek Leaves and Peas Kadhi
Recipe type: Meal
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • For the Kadhi
  • 1 Cup Thick Curd
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 2 Tbspn Gram Flour/ Besan
  • 8-10 Medium sized Cloves of Garlic, minced.
  • (If your Garlic cloves are small, you may need about 10-12. If you are using large ones, 6-7 would suffice)
  • 2 Large Green Chillies, minced
  • (if the Chilly is very sharp use only 1)
  • ½ Cup Green Peas, boiled
  • ¾ Cup chopped Fenugreek Leaves / Methi
  • ¼ Tsp Turmeric Powder/ Haldi
  • ½ to 1 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • ¼ Tsp Methi Seeds
  • Salt, to taste
  • For the Tempering
  • ¼ Tsp Asafoetida / Hing
  • ¼ Tsp Cumin Seeds / Jeera
  • ¼ Tsp Mustard Seeds / Rye
  • ½ Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 3-4 Dry Red Chilles, ripped
  • 10-12 Curry Leaves
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  1. Mix the Curd and Water and beat both well together until it is lump-free and smooth.
  2. Add a little water to the Gram Flour and mix well. When it is lump free add it to the curd-water mix.
  3. Add the Turmeric, Red Chilly Powder and Salt to this and cook, stirring continuously else it will curdle, until it reaches a boil.
  4. Switch off flame and keep aside.
  5. Heat oil in a pan, add the minced Garlic, Green Chillies and saute.
  6. When the mix starts losing its rawness add the chopped Methi leaves and cook.
  7. As the Methi Leaves start wilting add the precooked Peas to it.
  8. Sprinkle some salt and cook till for about 4-5 minutes.
  9. Switch off flame and add this to the cooked Kadhi and mix well, letting it come to a boil once more.
  10. As it boils on a low flame, prepare the tempering/tadka.
  12. The Tempering / Tadka
  13. Heat Oil in a pan,
  14. Add the Asafoetida and Cumin and Mustard Seeds to it.
  15. When they pop add the dry Red Chilly and Curry Leaves .
  16. Saute for 2-3 minutes and then pour it over the Kadhi.
  18. The Kadhi
  19. Serves 3-4.
  20. Serve hot with Steamed Basmati  Rice or Jeera Rice.
Recipe by Sirimiri at https://sirimiri.in/2020/04/17/fenugreek_leaves_peas_kadhi_sirimiri/