Karhi Recipe/ Curry With Gram Flour Dumplings

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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