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Dal Tadka Recipe | How to make dal tadka

Today’s recipe is ‘Dal Tadka’.  Dal tadka is one of my favourite dal recipes. It is basically cooked lentil which is tempered twice. The first temper is of spices, onion and tomatoes, and the second temper is of ghee and few spices. It can be served with jeera rice or steamed rice or tandoori roti or chapati at home. Enjoy it as a main course dish for lunch or dinner.

Dal Tadka

Dal Tadka

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Kele Ke Chips | Raw Banana Chips Recipe

Today’s recipe is ‘Raw Banana Chips‘. Kache Kele ke chips or raw banana chips are very popular chips of south India. In south India, these chips are fried in coconut oil. I have prepared my chips in regular daily use vegetable oil. As the name suggests, these chips are made of raw banana. You can enjoy banana chips during tea-time or as a mid-meal snack.

Raw Banana Chips

Raw Banana Chips

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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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Stuffed Bell Pepper – How to make bharwa shimla mirch

Hi friends! Today’s recipe is ‘Stuffed Bell Pepper’.  In this recipe, capsicums are stuffed with spiced potatoes and then either cooked in a pan or microwave. Stuffing for this recipe is prepared from boiled potatoes, peas and carrots. There are many variations of this dish, main ingredients of stuffing can be changed as per your taste.

Stuffed Bell Pepper

Stuffed Bell Pepper

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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.


Rajasthani Mirchi Vada (Stuffed green chillies)

Hello everyone ! Today’s recipe is ‘Rajasthani Mirchi Vada’. Mirchi bada is a chili cutlet in which green chillies are stuffed with potato masala and then coated with gramflour batter, coated green chillies are then deep fried. In Rajasthan you will find this snack in every food joint. Mirchi vadas are served with ketchup or green chutney.

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

You can share your re-creation of this recipe or any other recipe from Rasoi Recipe. You can share it on Facebook page or directly mail it to me on rasoirecipe@gmail.com . I would love to hear from you guys. If you have any suggestions or if you want to share your views or appreciation, you can leave your message in the comment section below.

For more Rajasthani dishes you can also check Moong Dal Halwa (with a twist) , Rajasthani shimla mirch besan , Rajasthani Besan Gatte Ki Sabzi , Jhatpat ratlami sev paratha (sev stuffed paratha) , Sev ki sabzi (Ratlami sev ki sabzi) , Besan Ki Sabzi (from the land of Rajasthan) , Rajasthani Masala Mirch (stuffed green chillies) , Rajasthani Bharwan Mirch (Gramflour stuffed green chilli)  .

Serves: 6-7

Duration: 45 mins

Ingredients for Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

Green chllies 12-13
For masala
Potatoes (boiled)5 (medium size)
Salt 1/2 tsp (or as per taste taste)
Dry mango powder/Amchoor1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder1/2 tsp (or as per taste)
Turmeric powder1/4 tsp
Green chilli/Hari mirch1-2 no.
Cumin seeds/jeera1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds/Rai1/2 tsp
Oil2 tbsp
Ginger (finely chopped)1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves (chopped)2 tbsp
For batter
Gramflour/Besan2 cups
Salt1/2 tsp (or as per taste)
Red chilli powder1/2 tsp (adjust according to your taste)
Carrom seeds/ajwain1/2 tsp
Baking soda1/8 tsp
Oilfor deep frying

Procedure for Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

  • Wash and wipe all the green chillies with a dry cloth.
  • Slit the chillies lengthwise on one side. Keep them aside.


  • Mash boiled potatoes.


  • In a pan heat oil, add cumin seeds and mustard seeds, let them crackle.


  • Add chopped green chillies. Let it cook for few seconds.


  • Add mashed potatoes in the pan.


  • In the pan add red chill powder, turmeric, chopped ginger, amchoor powder and salt.


  • Mix everything properly.


  • In the potato mix add chopped coriander. Mix everything. Keep it aside.


  • Prepare gramflour batter for coating. In a bowl take gramflour, red chilli powder, salt, carrom seeds, and baking soda.


  • Add water and make a batter of coating consistency, you do not want pouring consistency batter.


  • Stuff all green chillies with potato masala.


  •  Coat mirchi well with the batter.


  • In a kadhai heat oil. Deep fry mirchi vada on medium flame.


  • Repeat the above two steps for all the chillies. Keep mirchi vadas on the tissue paper to remove excess oil.


  • Serve mirchi vadas with ketchup.


Aloo Kasoori Methi Sabzi (Potato n Dried Fenugreek)

Hello foodies! Today’s recipe is ‘Aloo Kasoori Methi Sabzi’. It is an easy and delicious recipe of potatoes. You can have it as a side dish. I used to prepare this dish in the microwave, but this time I have prepared it in a pan. You need very few ingredients for this recipe. My family love this dish. You can serve this dish with roti and paratha. Try this recipe at home and let me know your feedback on it.

Aloo Kasoori Methi Sabzi

Aloo Kasoori Methi Sabzi

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