Rajma - Kidney Beans

Kidney Beans - Indian Style
II Rajma (Red Kidney Beans)  II

Ingredients:(Serves -- 4)

  • 1 cup Rajma (red kidney beans)
  • 1 onion
  • 3-4 flakes of garlic
  • 1-inch ginger piece
  • 1 tomato
  • 2-3 green chilies or as per taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chili powder to taste
  • 1tsp Coriander (dhania) powder
  • 1/4th tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4th tsp. garam masala powder
  • l/2 tsp Degi mirch powder (red color powder)
  • 3-4 tbsp. oil or ghee
  • Wash Rajma and Soak them overnight. Pressure cook them for 20-25 minutes or till done with little salt and enough water .
  • Prepare ginger-garlic paste, onion and green chili paste, and tomato puree
  • Heat oil in a separate pan or kadhai, add ginger-garlic paste and fry till light brown.
  • Now add onion paste and fry till golden brown.
  • Now add all masalas and fry for a moment, add few drops of water if required.
  • Add tomato puree and little water ( if required).
  • Stir fry till it starts leaving oil. keep stirring from time to time while preparing masala.
  • Take few rajma (without water) in a separate katori and mash them and keep aside. Now add Rajma's (without water) to the prepared masala and mix gently.
  • Keep stirring for a minute or two. add the rajma water and the mashed rajma's. Mix well and allow one or two boils.
  • If you like more hot sprinkle little garam masala over it.
    Else garnish with chopped coriander leaves.