Rajma (red kidney beans curry)

This is one of my favourite recipe as it is so easy to make is very healthy.

Ingredients

  • 200 gm Rajma (red kidney beans)
  • 2 small onions diced
  • 3 small tomatoes diced
  • 2 green chilli chopped
  • 1 small piece of cinnamon
  • Few bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon of ginger garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon of red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon of garam masala powder
  • 4 tablespoons of thickening cream
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • Salt to taste

Steps

  • Soak Rajma overnight and drain the water.
  • Add the rajma in a pressure cooker, add water and cook until 3-4 whistles until you can smell the rajama. Make sure not to overcook rajma.

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  • Drain the rajma.
  • In a pan, heat oil and season with cinnamon, turmeric powder and bay leaf. Add the chopped onion and fry until it turns golden brown.

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  • Add ginger garlic paste, salt, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and fry for a minute or two.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and green chillies and cook until the tomatoes are soft. Make them into a paste.

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  • You can add a small quantity of water if the paste starts to dry and keep cooking the paste until it is smooth.
  • Now add the cooked rajam and mix well.
  • Add thickening cream, mix well and turn off the heat. Do not let it boil.

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11 responses to “Rajma (red kidney beans curry)

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  2. wow, super duper comforting meals…
    this is kinda my oldest sister favourite dish!!!

  3. Yeap, very healthy. Goes well with Roti, Naan or rice.

  4. Rajma with pulau is one of my favorites as well 🙂

  5. Yum, Rajma is one of my favourites! It took me a whole to get the spices right when I first started cooking but yeah you’re right, it is easy now to cook 🙂

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