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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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