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5 from 1 vote
Rajma Masala
Cook Time
30 mins
 

A delicious and nutritious dish made with Kidney beans cooked in a gravy of onion, tomato and spices which goes best with rice or rotis.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Kidney beans soaked over night
  • 1 cup onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup tomato finely chopped
  • 2 green chillies slit
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 3 tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala powder
  • ¼ tsp amchur (dry mango powder)
  • 1 cup coriander leaves chopped for garnishing
  • 1 inch ginger julienne cut for garnishing
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3-4 cloves
  • ½ inch cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
Instructions
  1. Soak the kidney beans in plenty of water overnight

  2. In a pressure cooker add  the oil

  3. Add cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon 

  4. Add chopped onions and sautee well

  5. Add ginger garlic paste and sautee till the raw smell goes away

  6. Add chopped tomatoes and sautee until it leaves oil from the sides

  7. Add all the spices turmeric, chilli, cumin, coriander, amchur  powders , garam masala and salt

  8. Add the soaked kidney beans and mix well

  9. Add enough water and pressure cook for 15 to 20 mins or for about 4 whistles

  10. When pressure releases , simmer for another 10 mins  

  11. Add chopped coriander leaves and ginger for garnishing.

  12. Rajma is ready, Serve with rice or rotis.