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Papad ki Sabji | How to make rajasthani papad ki sabji

Today’s recipe is ‘Papad Ki Sabji’. It is a popular dish from Rajasthani and Gujarati cuisine. When you are not in the mood of having vegetables and want to have something quick, you can prepare this dish easily. For this recipe, you need fry or roast papad and cook it in a gravy made of curd. This dish can be enjoyed during lunch or dinner.

Papad ki Sabji

Papad ki Sabji

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Lobia Masala Recipe (Black eyed pea /Chawla recipe)

Lobia masala is one of the famous punjabi recipe. It is also known as chawla or chawli in hindi, english name for this protein rich lentil is black-eyed beans or goat pea. You can serve this recipe with hot chapati or plain paratha, if prepared with gravy it goes well with plain rice also.

Lobia Masala Recipe

Lobia Masala Recipe

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Dal Makhani (kidney beans and whole black lentils rich gravy)

Dal Makhani is a traditional north Indian dish. It is a rich and buttery gravy of red kidney beans (rajma) and whole black lentils (urad). Dal makhani can be served with tandoori butter naan or jeera rice. Dal makhani is a main course recipe which can be served for lunch or dinner. Other name for this dish is Maa di daal.

Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani

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Masala Urad Dal Recipe (Split Black Gram Lentil Recipe)

Masala Urad Dal is a best lunch or dinner dish. Urad dal just like other lentils is a protein packed lentil. Serve urad dal with hot chapatis and pickle. This recipe is simple and prepared in pressure cooker. If you love urad dal do try this recipe.

Masala Urad Dal

Masala Urad Dal

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Dahi Wale Aloo (Potatoes cooked in curd gravy)

Hi friends ! Today’s recipe is ‘Dahi Wale Aloo’. In this recipe potatoes are cooked in curd and gram flour gravy. This recipe gives you nice change from simple Aloo Tamatar ki Sabzi. I prepare this dish in pressure cooker, if not preparing in cooker then please use boiled potatoes in your dish. This dish can be served as side dish along with chapati/paratha / poori.

Curry of this dish tastes like kadhi, main difference is that in this dish potatoes replaces pakodis. This dish is no garlic no onion recipe.

Dahi Wale Aloo

Dahi Wale Aloo

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For more potato/aloo recipes you can check Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi (Potatao and tomato gravy) , Aloo Egg Pattice (potato egg pattice)Dilli Style Aloo Chaat (Tangy potatoes) , Aloo Shimla Mirch Do Pyaza , Aloo Vada (Potato dumpling/ Batata vada) , Aloo Namkeen (Spicy Potato Strips) , Aloo Kasoori Methi Sabzi (Potato n Dried Fenugreek) .

Serves: 4

Duration: 30 mins

Ingredients for Dahi Wale Aloo

Curd /Yogurt/Dahi1 cup
Water1/2 cup
Potato (cubed)200 gms
Gram flour / Besan1 tsp
Red chilli powder /Lal mirch powder1 tsp (or as per taste)
Coriander powder / Dhania powder1/2 tsp
Turmeric / Haldi powder1/4 tsp
Oil 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds /Jeera1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds / Rai1/4 tsp
Salt as per taste
Curry leaves /Kari patta (chopped)4-5
Coriander leaves / dhania patti (chopped)for garnishing

Procedure for Dahi Wale Aloo

  • Peel and wash potatoes.


  • Cut potatoes in small size cubes.


  •  In the pressure heat oil. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds.


  • When cumin and mustard seeds start crackling, add potatoes.


  • Add red chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder, curry leaves and salt. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.


  • In a bowl, add gramflour, curd and water (mix should be of thin consistency). Mix well.


  • Add above mix in the cooker. Close the lid and cook potatoes for 5 mins on high heat and for next 5 mins on medium heat.
  • Let the pressure drop on its own. Check whether potatoes are done.


  • Garnish the dish with chopped coriander leaves.


Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan (Spicy Aubergine Curry)

Today’s recipe is ‘Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan’. It is a delicious and a very popular south-indian dish. In Hyderabad this dish is served as a side dish along with Hyderabadi Biryani. You can also serve it with roti/chapati/plain rice/paratha.  This recipe which I am sharing today is again my mother’s recipe.

Hyderabadi Bagare Baingan

Hyderabadi Bagare Baingan

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Malai Kofta (Stuffed cottage cheese balls in gravy)

Today’s recipe is ‘Malai Kofta’. This is my auntie’s recipe, trust me when I say it can beat even restaurant made malai kofta. For this recipe gravy is adjusted according to my family’s taste. There are many variations of malai kofta recipe, for this dish you just need to follow exactly same ratio as mentioned in the ingredients table. Malai kofta can be best served with hot chapati/roti/naan/lachcha paratha.

Malai Kofta

Malai Kofta

This recipe is for 10-12 koftas to serve 4 people. Malai kofta is a heavy main course, so plan your meal accordingly whether you want to have as your dinner or lunch. You can find Lauki kofta recipe here .

For more paneer recipes, you can check Jhatpat Shahi Paneer (Quick royal cottage cheese) ,  Paneer Baida Roti (cottage cheese & egg parcel) , Paneer Masala (Cottage cheese in tomato gravy with peas and capsicum) Paneer Paratha (Cottage cheese stuffed paratha) .

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Serve: 4

Duration: 50 mins

Ingredients for Malai Kofta

For kofta:

Paneer                                                                                                               250 gms

All purpose flour (Maida)                                                                      2 tsp (levelled)

Baking soda                                                                                                   a pinch

Salt                                                                                                                     1/2 tsp

Oil                                                                                                                        for deep frying

Stuffing for kofta:

Raisins                                                                                                              6-7

Almonds or cashew nuts                                                                       4

Coconut  powder                                                                                       2 tsp

Cardamom powder                                                                                 1/4 tsp

For standard gravy:

Tomato                                                                                                              3 tomatoes

Onion                                                                                                                 250 gms or 3 medium

Garlic                                                                                                                  1 whole

Ginger                                                                                                                1″

Red chilli powder                                                                                         1 tsp

Turmeric                                                                                                            1/4 tsp

Garam Masala                                                                                                1/2 tsp

Salt                                                                                                                        1 tsp or as per taste

Cashew nuts                                                                                                    5

Khus khus                                                                                                          2 tsp

Green cardamom                                                                                          5

Charmagaz                                                                                                        1 tbsp

Almonds                                                                                                              5

Oil                                                                                                                            2 tbsp

Coriander leaves chopped                                                                       1 tsp

Cream                                                                                                                   1 tsp

Procedure for Malai Kofta

For Kofta:

  • To prepare dough for kofta, crumble paneer with baking soda and all purpose flour (maida).


  • Mix everything uniformly and make a crack less dough.


  • Prepare stuffing for kofta, make a coarse mix of everything that are listed under stuffing.



  • Now make small equal sized  stuffed kofta balls.


  • Heat oil in a deep pan. Fry kofta on medium  flame carefully.


  • Remove kofta on a tissue paper. Keep it aside.


For standard tomato gravy:

  • Make a paste of onion, ginger, and garlic, keep it aside.
  • Prepare puree of tomatoes.
  • Make powder of cashew nuts, almonds, charmagaz, khus khus, green cardomoms.


  • Heat a deep pan and saute onion puree. Cook till raw smell goes away and paste change its color, it will take at least 20 minutes.



  • Add tomato puree and dry fruits powder. Saute for 3-4 minutes more.


  • Add red chilli powder, turmeric, garam masala and salt. Mix well.



  • Cook till oil separates, add half cup water let it boil. Your standard gravy is ready .
  • Add koftas in the gravy. Garnish it with cream and coriander leaves.


  • Malai Kofta is ready to serve !
Malai Kofta

Malai Kofta


Serve immediately, if you have added your koftas in the gravy. If not serving immediately do not add koftas, otherwise your kofta starts melting.

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