Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Pineapple Kadhi

Know what you eat: Kadhi or karhi (कढी ) is an Indian dish made in several parts of India and often served in combination with khicṛī. It is a spicy yogurt-based soup which often contains chickpea flour and vegetable fritters called pakoras, and is eaten with rice and roti. Two varieties Gujarati Kadhi, Punjabi Kadhi and now the third "Pineapple Kadhi"..A combination of sweet,tangy, and spicy taste all in one..
Yogurt is low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Protein, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium and Zinc, and a very good source of Riboflavin, Calcium and Phosphorus. Bengal Gram Flour very low in Cholesterol and Sodium, a good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein and Copper, and a very good source of Folate and Manganese.Fresh pineapple is storehouse of many health promoting compounds, minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. Now to the recipe...

Pineapple Kadhi

Recipe: Pineapple Kadhi
Prep Time: Under 15 min                  Cook Time: Under 15 min               Serves: 2

Pineapple Kadhi


1-1/2 C Beaten Fresh Lowfat Yogurt
1 Tbsp Bengal gram flour(chickpea,besan)
1 C Water
1/2 C Pineapple Juice
½ tsp Chilli-Ginger paste
1/2 C Pineapple, chopped
1 Tbsp Sugar or jaggery
1 Tbsp Cilantro, chopped
Juice of 1/4 lemon
Salt to taste

Few Curry leaves


1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
1/4 tsp Fenugreek seeds (methi)
1/2" Cinnamon stick
3-4 Cloves
2 Cherry Pepper
1/2 tsp Garam Masala powder
1/2 tsp Whole coriander seeds
1 tsp Asafoetida (hing powder)
1 Tbsp Ghee or oil


1 Tbsp Cilantro, chopped
Few Kasoori Methi leaves
Red pepper flakes, a dash

  • Mix besan (flour),yogurt, water and pineapple juice and blend till the mixture is smooth.
  • Heat ghee/oil in a saucepan splutter mustard seeds & rest of the ingredients in seasoning,  add curry leaves and chilli-ginger paste stir properly. Add this seasoning (tadka) to the yogurt-flour-water-juice mixture.
  • Now add salt and sugar | jaggery, garam masala, cilantro, lemon juice and pineapple pieces and bring it to boil.
  • Once done lower the flame and allow to simmer for a few minutes stir continuously.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves, red pepper flakes, kasoori methi and serve while hot, with roti (Indian Bread, or Rice)


Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Mmm!!! looks fabulously mothering dear...

Ammu's said...

Very yummy dish..

Rekha shoban said...

tempting kadhi...nice click!!

Sharmilee! :) said...

Wow looks so very inviting..yumm with rotis

Kalyani said...

looks yum ! tastes great with pulav / biryani !!

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AshKuku said...

Looks so enticing.... Would definitely give this a try... Thank u so much for sharing this fun & yum prep.... Hugs)))

Ash... :)

Kalpana Sareesh said...

wow too good fab clicks..

Spandana said...

Looks very delicious.. though I don't particularly prefer fruits in gravies :-)
But I guess this is a must try!

Tina said...


Prathibha said...

nice one,never attempted wid pineapple

Chandrani said...

Kadhi looks fabulous.

Priti said...

Looks yum n nice ..love the idea

Deeksha said...

very interesting Kadhi...sounds delicious. Yum!


Nice addition of pine apple to kadhi! Delicious it should be!

julie said...

innovative n lovely recipe..

jeyashrisuresh said...

yummy kadhi , Addition of pineapple makes this so flavourful

aipi said...

I have saved this recipe to give a try as I am a BIG kadhi fan n this one with pineapple is definitely new n interesting!

Neha said...

Never added pineapple in my kadhi...This sounds very interesting...Bookmarking this recipe...

Prathima Shivraj said...

Very Yummy,this is the best space i have ever visited, glad to follow you:)


Prathima Rao said...

Yummy!!! Kadhi with pineapple flavor??? This looks so stunning & exquisite..Pineapple masks the raw taste of besan too..Hats off to you for coming up with such unique recipes always!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Priya said...

Looks excellent,quite a new kadhi for me;.

divya said...

Omg, mouthwatering here..wat a fabulous dish...

Hyma said...

pineapple khadi...a very new flavour to khadi i guess...lovely clicks. will surely try this!

Gopika Ram said...

Wow.. thats a yummy combo. I love pineapple :D Looks so yumm

themustardseed said...

That is such a creative recipe. Love pineapple and I am sure this must be delicious.

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