Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora is popular North Indian comfort food.  Learn how to make this classic dinner recipe in Instant Pot along with non fried fritters.

Ingredients

Kadhi- Yogurt and chickpea flour are the main ingredients. Spices - For oil tempering, use cumin and mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves. Ground turmeric and cayenne pepper for the flavors along with minced ginger and garlic.

If you’d like to prepare this recipe in advance, prepare and keep the kadhi and pakoras separate. Add the pakoras to the kadhi about an hour before serving. This will keep them fresh and give them time to absorb some of the kadhi without being limpy.

PREP AHEAD & STORING OPTIONS

HOW TO MAKE PUNJABI KADHI IN INSTANT POT?

Make Yogurt mixture – in a large mixing bowl, add yogurt and chickpea flour (besan) and sugar. Add 1 cup water and whisk the batter to smooth paste like consistency.

PUNJABI KADHI

HOW TO MAKE NO FRY PAKORAS

In a large mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients except oil. Mix everything well. Add water and make a pancake consistency batter. Heat ebelskiever/paniyaram or appe pan on medium heat. Add couple drops of oil or use oil spray to coat each cavity.

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