Gentle and divine, this dish is characterised by its simpliciy.
Kadhi is a slow cooked Indian yoghurt or buttermilk dish, thickened with besan (chickpea flour) and tempered with spices. See the difference between Indian curd, buttermilk and yoghurt which are used almost interchangeably. Using Western buttermilk for an Indian Yoghurt curry is Ok, especially if you are after that little sour tang that buttermilk provides….
The joy of thick yoghurt. As thick as thick cream, superb as a topping, spread or base for a dip or a dessert, it is a necessary ingredient in the kitchen. Easy to make, it leaves whey which can be used in oats, breads, juices and soups. We have many recipes for yoghurt. You can…
A yoghurt side dish or salad from South India.
My first ever yoghurt curry experience was from a Parsi lady. This recipe may be from her. Simple and Delicious.
Urad is one of my favourite lentils, comforting and nourishing, but you do have to know and respect its properties. I would not have known it when I first made this recipe, but it is a sister of Dal Makhani, using yoghurt instead of butter and cream and whole urad rather than split. I reckon…
In the West, curd, yoghurt & buttermilk are 3 distinct products. In India they are quite different, so what do you use in recipes???
There is a trick to cooking with yoghurt in hot dishes such as the range of curries that criss-cross India.