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Authentic Sindhi Curry Recipe without Kokum

Sindhi Kadhi Chawal

Hello friends, I hope you all are well. Today we are will share the authentic Sindhi kadhi recipe.

Missing the vibrant tang of kokum, but your heart still aches for a hearty bowl of Sindhi Kadhi? Fear not, fellow foodies! This ingenious recipe unlocks the secrets of savoring this beloved dish, even without the elusive souring agent.

Ingredients for Sindhi Curry

For Tempering:

Tempering IngredientsQuantity
Oil3 tbsp
Mustard seeds1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds (optional)8-10 seeds
Curry leaves10-15 leaves
Green chili (optional)1 chopped

For the Curry:

Curry IngredientsQuantity
Gram flour (besan)2 tbsp
Turmeric powder1 tsp
Red chili powder1 tsp
Coriander powder1/2 tsp
SaltTo taste
Water2 cups
Tomatoes2 finely chopped
Potato1 medium cubed
Green peas1/2 cup
Okra (optional)1/2 cup chopped
Drumstick pieces (optional)1/4 cup
Cluster beans (optional)1/4 cup chopped
Tamarind pulp1 tbsp
Coriander leaves1 tbsp chopped

How to Make Sindhi Curry without Kokum


  1. Temper: Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds (if using), and curry leaves. Let them splutter. Add green chili (if using) and saute for a few seconds.
  2. Make the curry: Add gram flour to the pan and roast on low heat, stirring constantly, until aromatic (about 2-3 minutes). Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and asafoetida. Mix well.
  3. Add water and vegetables: Pour in the water and whisk until all the lumps are gone. Add tomatoes, potato, green peas, okra (if using), drumstick (if using), and cluster beans (if using). Season with salt.
  4. Simmer and thicken: Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the vegetables are cooked and the curry thickens slightly.
  5. Add tamarind and coriander: Add tamarind pulp and chopped coriander leaves. Stir well and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  6. Serve hot: Enjoy hot with steamed rice, roti, or paratha.

Without Kokum, this Sindhi Kadhi will still have a delicious tangy flavor from the tomatoes and tamarind. I hope you enjoy this recipe!

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