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Karhi Recipe/ Curry With Gram Flour Dumplings

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My family loves karhi with zeera rice. The list of ingredients is long but its not at all difficult to make. Its very traditional dish and I hope that you will enjoy it.

pokora karhi

Ingredients Of Karhi

For Karhi

  • 1 kg Yogurt
  • 250 mg of Gram Flour (Besan)
  • 1 tbsp. of Ginger garlic paste
  • 10-12 Green chilies (roughly chopped)
  • 1 tsp. of whole coriander seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp. of Red chili powder (adjust according to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp. of coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder

For Pokoras

  • 1/2 kg of Gram Flour
  • A pinch of Baking soda
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. of Red chili flakes
  • 1 tsp. of dried coriander seed
  • 1 tsp. of Chaat masala
  • 1/2 cup of Fresh coriander
  • 1/2 cup of fresh Mint
  • 2 medium sized Onion (sliced)
  • 2-3 Spring onions (sliced)

For Tarka

  • 1/4 cup of oil
  • 1/2 tsp. of Cumin
  • 1 large onion (sliced)
  • 10-15 Curry Leaves
  • 10-12 whole dry red chilies

Method Of Karhi

  • Pour the yogurt in a blender with little water. Add gram flour and all spices of karhi in it and blend.
  • In a pot add little oil and fry garlic ginger paste for few seconds then add blended yogurt mixture, coriander seeds and green chilies in it.
  • Add 2 jugs of water. Cook on high till it comes to a boil. Than cook on low flame for about 5-6 hours till it reduces to almost half.
  • Now for pokoras add some water in gram flour and make a paste. Beat it well and leave it for an hour after adding pinch of baking soda.
  • After an hour add all spices and mint and coriander leaves. Add chopped onion and green chilies. Deep fry pokoras on medium heat.
  • When all pokoras are fried then add them to reduced karhi.
  • Make Tarka by browning onion and adding cumin and curry leave to it. Add over the karhi, Cover immediately and leave for 3-4 minutes.

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  • Maria September 9, 2019, 8:03 am

    10-12 green chillies in karhi??

    • Neel September 9, 2019, 8:07 am

      It’s not green chilies.. It’s red while dry chili… Gol laal mirch… Use for tarka

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