Rajasthani Pyaaz Ki Kadhi Recipe - Onion Kadhi Recipe

Rajasthani Pyaaz Ki Kadhi is a yogurt based onion kadhi which is usually made in Rajasthani households. Serve it with Bajre Ki Roti with a dollop of ghee. It tastes great with any rice dish too.

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Rajasthani Pyaaz Ki Kadhi Recipe is a simple to make warm and comforting dish. It makes use of very few ingredients, making it an idle dish to prepare when you run out of ingredients in your kitchen pantry.

The double tadka in the recipe adds a delicious flavour to the kadhi. It is easy to make and is perfect for your weekday meals.

Serve the Rajasthani Pyaz Ki Kadhi Recipe along with Bajri Ki Roti with a dollop of ghee. You can also serve Masala Khichia on the side. This Kadhi tastes great with Steamed Rice or Jeera Rice too.

If you like this recipe, here are more recipes for you from Rajasthani cuisine:

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  2. Spicy Masala Khichia Recipe
  3. Tangy Aam Ka Murabba Recipe
  4. Lilve Ki Sabzi Recipe

Cuisine: Rajasthani
Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt) , beaten to a smooth texture
  • 2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 Onion , thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds)
  • 1 pinch SSP Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • Ingredients for the second tadka 
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • 1 Dry Red Chilli
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves

How to make Rajasthani Pyaaz Ki Kadhi Recipe - Onion Kadhi Recipe

  1. To begin making Rajasthani Pyaaz Ki Kadhi Recipe, take a big bowl, add curd, chickpeas flour (besan), turmeric powder and red chilli powder and whisk it to a smooth consistency. Add water and mix well to a thin consistency until it smooth.

  2. Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan on medium flame, add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and let it splutter.

  3. Add a pinch of asafoetida, sliced onion and saute until the onion turns translucent.

  4. Once the onions are soft, add the kadhi mixture that you prepared earlier, enough water and bring it to a rolling boil keeping the flame on high.

  5. Lower the heat, season with salt and let the kadhi simmer for 10 minutes until kadhi cooks well. The more you simmer, the more flavours come from the pyaz and the besan mixture to make a delicious tasting pyaz ki kadhi.

  6. Turn off the heat and prepare the second tadka.

  7. Heat ghee in a small tadka pan on medium heat, add the cumin and whole coriander seeds and let it splutter.

  8. Add the curry leaves, dried red chilli, mix and switch off the heat. Add the red chilli powder, mix and pout it over the prepared kadhi.

  9. Serve the Rajasthani Pyaz Ki Kadhi Recipe along with Bajri Ki Roti with a dollop of ghee. You can also serve Masala Khichia on the side. This Kadhi tastes great with Steamed Rice or Jeera Rice too.