Maharashtrian Kadhi Recipe

Maharashtrian Kadhi is a cream and yogurt based curry that has the flavour from the ginger and tempered with everyday spices. Serve this delicious Kadhi with Steamed Rice for a comfort dinner.

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Maharashtrian Kadhi Recipe
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Maharashtrian Kadhi Recipe is a creamy yogurt curry simmered with besan mixture. This khadi is a coolant for a hot scorching summer. The only difference in this kadhi is that it is little sweet when compared to others.

A tempering of mustard seeds, cumin seeds, ginger and dry red chilli is made and then added on top of the yogurt gravy to give a spicy flavour to the dish.

Serve the Maharashtrian Kadhi Recipe along with Gajarachi Koshimbir, Steamed Rice and a roasted Papad for a delicious weekday meal.

If you are looking for more Kadhi Recipes here are some that you can make for your everyday meals:

  1. Gujarati Kadhi Recipe (Sweet and Spicy Yogurt Curry)
  2. Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe
  3. Kadhi Pakoras Recipe (Creamy Yogurt Curry with Fried Dumplings)

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt)
  • 4 tablespoon Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 inch Ginger , grated
  • 1 Green Chilli , chopped
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves , chopped
  • 1 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped 
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)

How to make Maharashtrian Kadhi Recipe

  1. To begin making the Maharashtrian Kadhi Recipe, first mix the yogurt and besan in a bowl. Add 1 cup water and whisk it to a smooth mixture without any lumps.

  2. Heat a sauce pan with oil, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds, leave it to splutter for 10 seconds.

  3. Add asafoetida, green chilli, ginger and curry leaves and fry them for 10 more seconds till the aroma is released.

  4. At this stage you can add the yogurt and besan mixture and keep at a low heat and leave it to boil. Keep whisking till it thickens.

  5. Add salt and sugar and adjust it according to your taste. Switch off the heat.

  6. Once the kadhi is ready, garnish the kadhi with some chopped fresh coriander leaves.

  7. Serve the Maharashtrian Kadhi Recipe along with Gajarachi KoshimbirSteamed Rice and a roasted Papad for a delicious weekday meal.