Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakora Recipe – Moringa Kadhi Pakora

The Moringa Kadhi Pakora comforting spicy yogurt based curry cooked with pakora that is cooked  along with drumstick leaves and tempered with cumin seeds and green chilli.  Drumstick Leaves (Moringa/Murungai Keerai), Gram flour (besan), Red Chilli powder, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Enos Fruit Salt, Ajwain (Carom seeds), Asafoetida (hing), Oil, Curd (Dahi / Yogurt), Gram flour (besan), Turmeric powder (Haldi), Salt, Ghee, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Fresh Red Chilli, Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini), Curry leaves, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves   For the Pakora 1 cup Drumstick Leaves (Moringa/Murungai Keerai) 3/4 cup Gram flour (besan) 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1/4 Enos Fruit Salt , or baking powder 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds) 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing) , Asafoetida Oil , for frying For the Gravy 1 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt) 1/4 cup Gram flour (besan) 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) Salt , as required For Tadka 1 teaspoon Ghee 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1 Fresh Red Chilli 2 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini) 1 sprig Curry leaves Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , for garnish     30   20     To begin making Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakoda Recipe, the drumstick leaves pakoda should be prepared.First wash the drumstick leaves and chop the leaves. Take a large bowl and mix all the ingredients for the pakoras – Gram Flour, Red Chili powder, Drumstick leaves, Turmeric powder, Enos Fruits salt, Asafoetida, Salt and Carom seeds.To this mixture, add the water a few drops at a time. The final mixture should neither dry or soggy. Divide the mixture into 8-10 pakora balls. Into a paniyaram pan, add a few drops of oil into the cavities and add the pakora into the cavities and pan fry them until it is  brown and crisp on all sides.Once the moringa pakoras are done, keep them aside.The next step is to make the KadhiIn a saucepan add the curd, gram flour, turmeric powder and salt. Add 2 cups of water and mix the kadhi mixture well. Turn the heat to high and keep whisking the kadhi until it becomes smooth and slightly thick. Once the kadhi begins to thicken, turn the heat low and allow the kadhi to simmer for 10 minutes. While the kadhi is simmering, heat ghee in a tadka pan; Add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, red chillies and curry leaves. Allow them to crackle.Add this to the kadhi mixture and also drop in the moringa pakoras. Give the Morinka Kadhi Pakora a brisk boil and turn off the heat. Once done, give the Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakoda  a taste and adjust the salt and spices accordingly. Once done, serve hot.Serve Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakoda Recipe along with Green Moong Dal Khichdi for a delicious weeknight dinner.