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Rajma Masala

A popular north indian recipe

Rajma is a popular south asian vegetarian dish originated from the Indian subcontinent,consisting of red kidney beans in a thick gravy with Indian spices. It is a part of regular diet in Northern India.Rajma chawal, i.e. Rajma served with boiled rice,is a popular dish throughout northern India.

Soaking Time: 7-8 hour/overnight

Preparation Time: 15 min

Cooking Time: 15 min.

Total time: 30 min.

Ingredients (3 servings)

  • Rajma/ kidney beans-1.5 cup

  • Onion-1 medium size

  • Tomato-1 medium size

  • Garlic clove-3 big /6-7 small

  • Ginger- 1inch &some ginger julienne

  • Green chilli-2

  • Corriender powder-1tsp

  • Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp

  • Turmerice powder-1/4 tsp

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder-1/2 tsp

  • Hing/Asafoetida-1 pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Corriender leaf

  • Butter-optional

  • Oil for cooking


Step 1

Soak kidney beans overnight

Step 2

Wash properly and pressure cook it with some salt and turmeric powder .One whistle on high flame and another 6-7 min. on low flame

Step 3

In a blender add tomato,onion,garlic & ginger.make a fine paste.

Step 4

In a kadai heat 2tbsp oil. Add apinch of hing & cumin seed,let itcrackle.

Step 5

Add masala paste,turmeric powder,coriander powder,garam masala powder,red chilli powder and cook till oil separate.

Step 6

Add boiled rajma ,salt to taste, green chilli & ginger julienne.Mix well and cover it and cook for 10 minute on low flame.Mash few rajma beans with spoon .it will help to make the gravy thick.

Step 7

You can adjust the gravy as per your choice.When you achieve your desired consistency,switch off the flame.Add chopped corriender leaf & butter.

Now Rajma masala is ready to be served .You can enjoy this with rice or roti as per your choice.

Enjoy !

Nutritional Information per katori :

Energy : 104 calories

Protein : 4.4 gm

Fat : 2.8 gm

Carbohydrates : 16.1 gm

Fibre : 3.9 gm

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