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Recipe: Perfect RAJMA(red kidney beans curry)

RAJMA(red kidney beans curry). Rajma dal is a red kidney bean curry that is a popular dish in northern India, though it's enjoyed throughout the country. It is a tasty vegetarian recipe that cooks the beans in a spicy masala paste featuring ginger, garlic, chilies, and tomatoes. Instant Pot Rajma Masala or Red Kidney Beans Curry with Pot-in-Pot Brown Rice.

RAJMA(red kidney beans curry) Rajma cooked in pot (without pressure cooker, without boiling them). This is a quick and easy curry made from red kidney beans. Served with either naan (flatbread) or rice. You can cook RAJMA(red kidney beans curry) using 16 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of RAJMA(red kidney beans curry)

  1. It’s 100 gm of rajma(red kidney beans).
  2. Prepare 2 of medium size onions.
  3. You need 2 of nos tomatoes.
  4. It’s 2 of green chillies.
  5. You need 1 tbsp of garlic ginger paste.
  6. You need 1 tsp of red chilli powder.
  7. It’s 1 tsp of turmeric powder.
  8. You need 1 tsp of coriander-cumin powder.
  9. It’s 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder.
  10. You need 1 tsp of garam masala.
  11. It’s 3 tsp of oil/butter.
  12. Prepare To taste of Salt.
  13. It’s 1 tsp of cumin seeds.
  14. It’s Pinch of asafodeia(hing).
  15. Prepare 5-6 of nos curry leaves.
  16. Prepare As needed of water.

Rajma masala is sold at most food stores in the international section. Last, throw in the two cans of kidney beans, undrained. Rajma is kidney beans curry which is made by pressure cooking raw kidney beans which are soaked overnight. The pressure cooked beans are then cooked with onion, tomatoes, ginger-garlic and with spices like coriander, garam masala, chili powder etc.

RAJMA(red kidney beans curry) step by step

  1. Soak 8 hours or overnight rajma ie red kidney beans.boil them pressure cooker them out for 3 whistles until they are tender.cool them down and drain excess water as shown below images..
  2. Now take all required ingredients for making onion paste and tomato puree with help of blender mixer blend them to smooth paste.now take one pan by adding oil/butter when oil heats add cumin seeds pinch of asafoetida curry leaves.after that add onion paste and saute it till oil separates..
  3. Now add tomato puree plus ginger garlic paste and saute them for few minutes.now add pre cooked rajma beans to this mixture add all indian masalas like salt turmeric powder red chilli powder coriander powder etc cook them on low flame for sometime and finally garnish them with fresh coriander leaves and add cream(optional).
  4. Rajma is ready to serve with cooked jeera rice(cooked rice tempered with ghee,cumin seeds).

It's an extremely popular curry in North India. Red rajma (red kidney beans) – In this recipe I have used this kind. As you can see in the pics below they are dark red in color and they hold their shape after cooking. And they absorb the flavors very well. Kasmiri rajma (Jammu rajma) – They look same as red rajma but the small in size.