Sunday, 15 April 2018

Rajma Curry Recipe | Rajma recipe | Kidney Beans Curry | How to make Rajma?



Rajma Curry Recipe | Rajma recipe | Kidney Beans Curry | How to make Rajma?


Rajma is a delicious and popular dish in North India. Kidney beans are known as “Rajma” in Indian language.  Rajma is loved by people of all age groups. Rajma is a delicious recipe made with kidney beans cooked in thick spicy onion tomato based gravy. Rajma is typically served with rice. Rajma curry goes very well with plain rice, jeera rice, roti, naan or paratha. Rajma tastes great when served with rice, raita, onion salad, and pickle. You can also pack “Rajam-chawal” in your children’s lunch box.

Rajma Curry Recipe | Kidney Beans Curry | How to make Rajma?

Rajma Curry Recipe | Rajma recipe | Kidney Beans Curry | How to make Rajma?


Ingredients

Rajma (Kidney Beans) – 1 cup
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Chopped Onions – 3/4 cup
Chopped Tomatoes – 3/4 cup
Ginger Paste – 1 tsp
Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Dhania Powder – 1 tsp
Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp
Butter – 1 tbsp
Oil – 2 tbsp
Water – 4 cups
Salt to taste

Method

Wash rajma and soak in enough water overnight (at least 8-10 hours). Next day discard the soaking water and add rajma in a pressure cooker with fresh water. Boil rajma with little salt for about 15-20 minutes. Now heat oil in pan and add cumin seeds and let them browned. Add onions and saute till they get golden brown colour. Add ginger and garlic paste and saute for few seconds. Add chopped tomatoes and saute till they become soft. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, dhania powder and garam masala powder  Cook till oil starts leaving the masala. Then add boiled rajma along with water. Mix well and simmer for 5 minutes. Add butter. Add more salt and water if required. Simmer for 5 -10 minutes till you get your desired consistency. Serve rajma with parathas, naan or rice. Rajma tastes great when served with rice, raita, onion salad, and pickle. You can also pack “Rajam-chawal” in your children’s lunch box.

Rajma Curry Recipe | Kidney Beans Curry | How to make Rajma?

Rajma | Kidney Beans

Kidney beans are considered to be one of the best legumes for everybody due to its various health benefits. It is a good meat substitute for vegetarians. Rajma are fat free and has high fibre content. Rajma's folate and magnesium content makes them a heart healthy food. Rajma is also a healthy option for diabetics. Rajma have high protein content. 



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Rajma Curry Recipe | Rajma recipe | Kidney Beans Curry | How to make Rajma?

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