Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakora Recipe - Moringa Kadhi Pakora

The Moringa Kadhi Pakora is comforting spicy yogurt based curry cooked with gram flour fitters along with drumstick leaves and tempered with cumin seeds and green chilli. Serve it along with Green Moong Dal Khichdi for a delicious dinner.

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Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakora Recipe - Moringa Kadhi Pakora
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The Moringa Kadhi Pakora comforting spicy yogurt based curry cooked with pakora that is cooked  along with drumstick leaves and tempered with cumin seeds and green chilli. 

Be it Punjabi or Rajasthani Cuisine, Kadhi Pakoda recipes are always too good to go with any meal. Add some Drumstick Leaves to make the pakoras today and feel the difference in taste.Simultaneously feel great for the ingredient that you have used is actually a powerhouse of nutrients that will contribute to the health benefit  for your entire family. 

Serve the Moringa Kadhi Pakora along with phulka, Aloo Gobi Ki Sabzi for your everyday lunch. 

Did you know ? Drumstick leaves is known for its excellent source of nutrition and is natural energy booster. Drumstick leaves also known as Moringa, helps lower blood pressure, blood sugar in diabetics and is a also sleep aid. Its detoxifying effect may come from Moringa's ability to purify water. Moringa acts as a coagulant attaching itself to harmful material and bacteria.

Serve Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakoda Recipe along with Green Moong Dal Khichdi for a delicious weeknight dinner. 

If you like this Moringa Kadhi Pakora, here are a few more Kadhi Recipes

  1. Jaisalmer Kala Chana Kadhi Recipe
  2. Gujarati Kadhi Recipe (Sweet and Spicy Yogurt Curry)
  3. Traditional Punjabi Kadhi with Methi

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

50 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    For the Pakora
  • 1 cup Drumstick Leaves (Moringa/Murungai Keerai)
  • 3/4 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 Enos fruit salt , or baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing) , Asafoetida
  • Cooking oil , for frying
  • For the Gravy
  • 1 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • 1/4 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , as required
  • For Tadka
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 Fresh Red Chilli
  • 2 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , for garnish

How to make Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakora Recipe - Moringa Kadhi Pakora

  1. To begin making Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakoda Recipe, the drumstick leaves pakoda should be prepared.

  2. First wash the drumstick leaves and chop the leaves. 

  3. Take a large bowl and mix all the ingredients for the pakoras - Gram Flour, Red Chili powder, Drumstick leaves, Turmeric powder, Enos Fruits salt, Asafoetida, Salt and Carom seeds.

  4. To this mixture, add the water a few drops at a time. The final mixture should neither dry or soggy. Divide the mixture into 8-10 pakora balls. 

  5. Into a paniyaram pan, add a few drops of oil into the cavities and add the pakora into the cavities and pan fry them until it is  brown and crisp on all sides.

  6. Once the moringa pakoras are done, keep them aside.

  7. The next step is to make the Kadhi

  8. In a saucepan add the curd, gram flour, turmeric powder and salt. Add 2 cups of water and mix the kadhi mixture well. Turn the heat to high and keep whisking the kadhi until it becomes smooth and slightly thick. 

  9. Once the kadhi begins to thicken, turn the heat low and allow the kadhi to simmer for 10 minutes. 

  10. While the kadhi is simmering, heat ghee in a tadka pan; Add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, red chillies and curry leaves. Allow them to crackle.

  11. Add this to the kadhi mixture and also drop in the moringa pakoras. Give the Morinka Kadhi Pakora a brisk boil and turn off the heat. 

  12. Once done, give the Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakoda  a taste and adjust the salt and spices accordingly. Once done, serve hot.

  13. Serve Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakoda Recipe along with Green Moong Dal Khichdi for a delicious weeknight dinner.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 08 August 2019 11:27
     
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