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Tadka on Sabzi

We learnt how to administer/perform a basic tadka on a dal in previous post. let’s advance further and check how to use tadkas for making sabzis

Tadka On a Sabzi

I use tadkas the most when I make sabzis of all kinds. Be it a basic potato sabzi, cauliflower, cabbage, capsicum…you name it.
There may be slight variations in each, but the basic principle remains the same: add spices and other flavoring agents to hot oil so that there is a lovely infusion of flavors

Aalo Sabzi

we learned how to make potato curry without a tadka (potato/tomato sabzi – Batatya cha Bhujne). Today let’s make a dry sabzi with tadka.


Preparation Time: 10 mins Cooking Time: 15 mins
Ingredients: Method:
  • 2 medium sliced potatoes
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds,
  • 1tsp cumin seeds
  • 1tsp cumin seeds
  • 6-8 curry leaves
  • 1-2 green chilis chopped
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric, powder
  • green chilies
  • 1tsp sugar
  • salt to taste
    Adding Tadka

    • Take a pan
    • add oil and let it heat on medium gas
    • add the mustard seeds and hear them sizzle.
    • immediately add the cumin seeds
    • add curry leaves & chopped green chillies
    • reduce the flame so that the spices don’t burn
    • add turmeric powder, salt and sugar
    • Mix it gently in hot oil 
    • add sliced potatoes
    • Mix well and cover the pan on low-medium heat
    • cook till the potatoes are cooked completely
    • after 10-15 mins open and check. if the potatoes are cooked, take them off the gas.

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