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- n. Alternative form of qadi.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Turkish judge. See cadi.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A judge in Moslem countries.
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There is, in the dialect of the Ryazan district, a word kadi, from which the surname Kadmin is derived.
Very nice combo - kadi patta and til, sometimes we get such a huge bunch of kadi patta that most of it goes waste, will surely try this out!
According to Islam, a girl married at an early age could appear before the kadi on reaching maturity and sue for the retroactive termination of her marriage.
Sometimes a threat from a woman or her family to go to the kadi was all it took to make a husband change his behavior and the rabbinic judges adopt a more flexible position on financial and personal matters.
Not only did Jews in general go to the kadi for various civil matters and find him sympathetic, but many women did so to circumvent the strict laws of marriage and inheritance or to obtain a get from a recalcitrant husband.
Serve hot with dal & rice or with chapatis / parathas and a bowl of yogurt or kadi that's what I had for lunch.
I love kadi and prepared them in 2-3 different ways alrready. yours will be the next in turn i suppose
Of course ultimate comfort food .. rice, kadi and aloo chole!
I shud try this and I havent tried it too and I love the gujurati kadi.
Nice work, Ashwini.. just chanced up on this today, when I was looking for a good sol kadi recipe.