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Rajma masala recipe | How to make Rajma recipe

Rajma masala recipe with step by step photos - Rajma chawal is one of the most famous dishes in North India. It is a delicious wholesome meal.  There are three types of rajma readily available in the market: 
1. Small dark colour, also known as Kashmiri rajma. 2. Big dark colour 3. Light colour with small dark colour lines.
You can choose any of the three. my recommendation is the first one i.e, Kashmiri Rajma. They taste best for rajma masala recipe.
Here goes the step by step Rajma masala recipe:

Ingredients:  Rajma(Kidney beans) : 1.5 cup
Tomato - 5-6 (medium size)
Onion - 2 medium size
Ginger and garlic paste - 2 Tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 Tsp
Cardamom- 3-4
Bay leaf - 1 or 2
Red chilli powder - 1 Tsp or to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 1/2 Tsp
Garam masala - 1 Tsp
Salt - to taste.

Rajma masala recipe:Soak rajma overnight.Pressure cook it with salt. Use the same water in which it was soaked. Add more water if required. Two whistles on high flame and two on low fl…

Poha recipe | How to make poha recipe

Poha recipe with step by step photos - Poha is one of the most popular breakfast recipes in India. It is very healthy. It is neither too light nor too heavy! It can be prepared very quickly and easily. However, I have seen people struggling to get the perfect soft and flaky poha. Either it becomes too lumpy or chewy. So, in this blog, I have tried to cover everything that can go wrong while preparing poha. I hope these tips and tricks will help you get the perfect poha every single time!

Servings: 3-4
Cooking time: 20-25 minutes
Ingredients: Poha(White or red) - 2 cups
Peanuts - handful
Potato - 1 medium size
Carrots - 1-2(Optional)
Capsicum - 1(Optional)
Beans - 4-5(Optional)
Onion - 1
Tomato - 2-3
Ginger - 1 inch
Green chillies - 3-4
Curry Leaves - 10-15
Mustard seeds - 1/2 Tsp
Coriander chopped (for garnish)
Lime juice - to taste (Optional)
Oil - 2 Tbsp
Salt - to taste
Poha recipe: Wash poha in a strainer.  Heat oil in a pan. Add peanuts and saute them until they are a little dark i…

Kadai Paneer recipe | How to make Kadai Paneer recipe

Today I am sharing restaurant style kadai paneer recipe with step by step photos. Kadai paneer is very popular paneer dish served in restaurants. Kadai paneer recipe is easy yet tasty! Here goes the recipe of scrumptious Kadai paneer....

Servings: 4
Cooking time: 30 minutes Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Ingredients:  Paneer - 250gm
Tomato - 3-4 medium size Capsicum - 1 Onion - 1 medium size
Coriander leaves (chopped) - 1 Tbsp Coriander seeds - 1 Tsp Cumin Seeds - 2 Tsp Dried red chilli - 3-4 Turmeric - 1/4 Tsp Salt - to taste Oil - 1 Tbsp

Kadai Paneer recipe: For a very long time, I had this misconception that kadai paneer is called kadai paneer because it is prepared in a kadai.😆 Later I came to know that it is because of kadai masala😅. So let's start by preparing kadai masala!
Dry roast 1 Tsp cumin seeds, 1 Tsp coriander seeds, dried red chillies until it is fragrant.Cool it a little then, grind it to a coarse powder. Kadai masala is ready! Keep it aside.Heat oil in a pan.Add cumin…