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how to make karhi with pakora


250 grm. yogurt
preferably one which is sour
Or 675 ml buttermilk or Lassi
6 tbs. besan
1 small onion chopped
1 tsp. salt (cording to taste)
½ tsp chili (Lal Mirch) powder
½ tsp turmeric (Haldi) powder
6-8 curry leaves (Karhi Patta)
¼ tsp mustard seeds (Rai)
¼ tsp carom seeds (Ajwain)
1 tsp. cumin seeds (Zeera)
1 pinch asafetida (Heeng)

6 tbs. besan
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp chili (Lal Mirch) powder
2-3 chopped green chilies
¼ tsp. cumin seeds (Zeera)
½ tsp. Baking powder OR
1 pinch of soda bi carbonate
1 pinch asafetida (Heeng)
1 small onion-chopped


Whip the yogurt into a smooth paste.
Add basin, salt, pepper, Turmeric (Haldi) and chopped onion and mix well.
Add 3-4 glasses of water and leave
to cook partially covered on low heat.
When the onion has softened and the
curry has attained the desired consistency add PaKoray.


Besan kay Dahi Baray(A snack with Gram Flour)

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2 cups besan(gram flour)
2 pinches of baking soda
½ tsp salt
pinch of asafetida (Heeng)
Oil for deep frying
300 gms. Yogurt
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
Chaat masala
Cumin seeds (Zeera) powder
chili (Lal Mirch) powder
Imli chutney


Add spices to besan and make a paste using 1¼ cup of water. Mix well and leave for 30 minutes.

Then in a frying pan add oil and with the help of a spoon, drop the spoon full of paste into the pan and deep fry till light brown.

When serving, soak in a bowl of water and when a little soft squeeze out the water between palms and add to prepared yogurt.

YOGURT: Beat the yogurt adding a little water to a paste.
Add salt, red chili powder and ½ tsp. zeera powder. Add 1 tsp sugar and mix well.
Garnish with sweet Imli Chutney and Chaat Masala.

Serving: 6 persons