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
Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
Turmerice powder-1/4 tsp
Kashmiri red chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for cooking
Soak kidney beans overnight
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
In a blender add tomato,onion,garlic & ginger.make a fine paste.
In a kadai heat 2tbsp oil. Add apinch of hing & cumin seed,let itcrackle.
Add masala paste,turmeric powder,coriander powder,garam masala powder,red chilli powder and cook till oil separate.
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.
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.
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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