Maharashtrian Kadhi Recipe

marathi kadhi


Kadhi is flavored Buttermilk with Besan and spices. Kadhi is a very common and popular dish in whole north of India.

Yogurt-based dishes are cooling in summers.Buttermilk is always considered very rich probiotic drink.

It is very popular curry in India, every state has their own version of making it.For example, there is a Gujarati kadhi version, Punjabi kadhi, Kadhi Pakora, Rajasthani kadhi etc. 

Maharashtrian Kadhi is considered to be light on the stomach and is easy to digest.Hence it is preferred to serve Kadhi in lunch along with khichdi or steam rice, Jeera Rice.
Sometimes whenever I have the time or any guest coming, I make Pakora and add to it, making yummy Kadhi Pakora.
Maharashtrian Kadhi recipe is a quick recipe made from yogurt and besan(gram flour).It is spiced with spices like curry leaves, green chili,hing and cumin seeds.It tastes delicious with steamed rice and roti.
The taste of this maharashtrian kadhi is slightly sweet due to the addition of sugar.

Maharashtrian Kadhi
Maharashtrian Kadhi Recipe

Maharashtrian Kadhi Recipe


  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • ¼ tsp grated ginger
  • 1 green chilly, chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 3-4 curry leaves
  • ¼ asafoetida
  • Salt as per taste


  • 1. Beat yogurt and dd water and blend it to make buttermilk.
  • 2.Add grated ginger,chopped green chilies, chopped coriander leaves, sugar salt and turmeric powder. Mix well.
  • 3. Heat kadhi on medium heat. Stir continuously and turn off the heat just few seconds before boiling. Do not over boil it.
  • 4. Heat ghee in a small saucepan. Add mustard seeds. Let it crackle. Add curry leaves and asafoetidsa. Give tadka to the kadhi.
  • 5. Serve kadhi with Steam rice or roti.

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