Nishad is komal and rest of the swars are shudha in the raga.
Varjit: Rishabh and Madhyam
Aroha: Sa Ga Pa Dha Ni Dha Sȧ
Avaroha: Sȧ Ni Dha Pa Ga Pa Ga Sa
Pakad: Ga Pa Dha Ni Dha Pa, Ga Pa Ga Sa
Features of the raga:
- Raga Kalawati is generally used to sing Khayals.
- It is also used to sing light film songs.
- We can nyasa on each and every swar of the raga. This specialty is generally found in Carnatic music.