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Rajma Masala

Recipe Name: Rajma Masala

Category: Vegetarian

Cuisine: Punjab

Course: Gravy

Recipe Main Ingredient: Rajma
Rajma Masala

Recipe Brief Description : A very spicy Rajma masala used as a food accompaniment made with Rajma, tomato, onion and spices.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Rajma – 1/2 kg
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Onion - 2 number (chopped)
  • Tomato – 2 number (chopped)
  • Bay leaves – 2 number
  • Ginger - 1 tbsp (chopped)
  • Garlic - 1 tbsp (chopped)
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tbsp
  • Red chili powder - 1/2 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tbsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder - 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

    Cooking Time: 30 minutes

    Preparation Method:
  • Wash Rajma thoroughly and soak overnight with sufficient amount of water. Do not drain the water of soaked rajma, place them in a pressure cooker, add more water if required and then add salt. Place the cooker on flame close the cooker, after one whistle switch off.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds and allow spluttering. Add bay leaves, asafoetida and chopped ginger-garlic, fry for a minute. Now, add onion and fry till they are golden brown then add all the spice powders except garam masala.
  • Add tomato, fry till the oil separates and add salt according to taste.
  • Mix in cooked red kidney beans, mix well and cook on medium flame for about 10 minutes. Add garam masala, and cover the lid, and cook for 2-3 minutes at a very low flame. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with boiled rice.