Can you list some of the recommended matters during prayer ?
There are many recommended (sunnah) matters during prayer and among them are:
Placing the right hand over the left above the belly button and under the chest.
Reciting the du^a’ of iftitah before reciting the Fatihah in the first rak^ah only.
Reciting a Surah after the Fatihah in the first two rak^ahs.
Saying Allahu Akbar upon straightening and bending.
Saying subhana Rabbiyal-^adhim, three times during bowing (ruku^).
Saying sami^allahu liman hamidah , during the straightening after bowing (i^tidal).
Saying subhana Rabbiyal-a^la , three times during the prostration (sujud).
Saying Allahumma ghfir li warhamni wahdini wa ^afini warzuqni
during the sitting in between the two prostrations.
Reciting the Salatul-Ibrahimiyyah after the final tashahhud.
Adding wa rahmatullah during the final salam. Hence, one says: As-Salamu ^alaykum wa rahmatullah.
Saying As-salamu ^alaykum a second time and turning to the right side during the first one and to the left side during the second one.