Palak kadhi recipe

Palak kadhi recipe – easy to make, HEALTHY kadhi made with spinach leaves. Kadhi is yogurt based thin gravy and lightly spiced with green chilies and whole spices.

Palak kadhi recipe | How to make palak ki kadhi | Spinach kadhi

This spinach kadhi has mild spicy taste. If you prefer more spicy then add few slit green chilies in the kadhi while it was

On regular basis, I usually make gujarati kadhi to go with my khichdi or rice. One day I had very few palak leaves left after making palak methi muthia. And I was just thinking what should I do and I did not get any idea. That time mother-in-law came to a rescue and she told me to add in the kadhi. This is how this palak ki kadhi recipe born in my kitchen.

After having same recipes on daily basis, you may get bored. Give this a different kadhi recipe a try for a change.

To make it QUICK recipe, I have used chopped spinach. But if you want beautiful looking green color kadhi, you can add pureed spinach instead.

Check out other spinach recipes
aloo palak paratha  //  chole palak gravy  //  palak chaat  //  Palak raita  //  corn spinach sandwich

How to make palak kadhi recipe (Step by Step Photos):

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1) Take yogurt, besan and salt in a bowl.

2) Whisk very well, so there are no lumps.
Palak kadhi recipe | How to make palak ki kadhi | Spinach kadhi

3) Add water and mix well. You can use hand blender to mix, so there are no lumps at all.

4) Take this mixture into a pan. For the photo purpose, I have made yogurt mixture in separate bowl. You can mix in the saucepan or patila itself in which you are going to cook.
Palak kadhi recipe | How to make palak ki kadhi | Spinach kadhi

5) Turn the heat on medium and let it come to a boil and simmer for 4-5 minutes. Do stir every two minutes. If you forget and do not stir, yogurt may get separated. Or kadhi may overflow from the pan. So stay right there and stir every once in awhile.

6) While keeping an eye on simmering kadhi, on another stove heat the oil in a pan for tempering. Once hot add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.
Palak kadhi recipe | How to make palak ki kadhi | Spinach kadhi

7) Then add cloves, cinnamon stick and dried red chili. Saute for 30-40 seconds.

8) Now add chopped green chilies and saute for 30 seconds. You can add ginger paste at this time. I have made without ginger since my in-laws don’t eat ginger.
Palak kadhi recipe | How to make palak ki kadhi | Spinach kadhi

9) Now add chopped spinach and a small pinch of salt.

10) within few minutes, it will starts to wild down.
Palak kadhi recipe | How to make palak ki kadhi | Spinach kadhi

11) Once cooked and wilted, add this to the simmering kadhi.

12) Mix well and turn off the stove.
Palak kadhi recipe | How to make palak ki kadhi | Spinach kadhi

Palak ki kadhi is ready to serve. If not serving right away then keep it covered, so it stays warm till the time of serving.

Serving suggestions: Serve palak ki kadhi with plain rice or khichdi like moong dal khichdi or masala khichdi or oats khichdi. It can be served with roti or paratha as well.

Palak kadhi recipe | How to make palak ki kadhi | Spinach kadhi

Palak kadhi recipe (Spinach kadhi)

US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 2 servings
Author Kanan

Ingredients (1 cup = 240 ml)

For palak kadhi:

  • ½ cup Plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Besan (gram flour)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 ¼ cups Water

For tempering:

  • 1 ½ tablespoons Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Cloves
  • ½ inch Cinnamon stick
  • 1 Dried red chilies
  • 1 Green chili chopped finely
  • 15-20 leaves or or ¾ cups Spinach (Palak) chopped

Instructions

Making palak kadhi recipe:

  1. Take yogurt, besan and salt in a bowl. Whisk very well, so there are no lumps.
  2. Add water and mix well. You can use hand blender to mix, so there are no lumps at all.
  3. Take this mixture into a pan. Turn the heat on medium and let it come to a boil
  4. and simmer for 4-5 minutes. Do stir every two minutes.

Making tempering:

  1. While keeping an eye on simmering kadhi, on another stove heat the oil in a pan for tempering. Once hot add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.
  2. Then add cloves, cinnamon stick and dried red chili. Saute for 30-40 seconds.
  3. Now add chopped green chilies and saute for 30 seconds.
  4. Now add chopped spinach and a small pinch of salt.
  5. within few minutes, it will starts to wild down.
  6. Once cooked and wilted, add this to the simmering kadhi.
  7. Mix well and turn off the stove.
  8. Palak ki kadhi is ready to serve.

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