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Methi Kadhi | Rajasthani Methi Kadhi | Kadhi Recipe

The Traditional Kadhi Recipe, is a yogurt based tangy and spicy curry that is a staple dish in North India. You can make this kadhi plain or add fresh methi leaves or spinach leaves, to add to the flavor and nutrition of the Methi Kadhi.
Course: easy recipe, healthy food, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: fenugreek recipes, Methi, methi ki kadhi, methi leaves recipes, winter recipes, winter special
Author: Bhawna Maharshi


  • 1 Cup Methi Fenugreek Leaves
  • 1/2 Cup Curd
  • 2 tbsp Besan/Gram Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Oil/ Ghee
  • 2 Dry Red Chillies


  • Wash Methi very well, finely chop it and keep aside.
  • In a vessel add Besan, Curd, Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder, Salt and 2 cups of water. And whisk well and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and asafoetida mix and sauté for a minute.
  • Add fenugreek leaves, mix well and cook till the leaves wilt.
  • Add yogurt-gram flour mixture and mix well. Mix and simmer, stirring a few times, till the mixture thickens.
  • To make some tadka: Heat oil in a pan, add jeera and let it splutter throw in a broken red chilli , pinch of red chilli powder and add a pinch of hing. Pour this tadka over Kadhi.


  • Throw in a green chilli for some extra heat.
  • Add some amchur powder for some chatpata flavour.
  • Shallots can also be added , just fry them with methi leaves and add to the kadhi. Shallots reduce the bitterness of the methi leaves