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Rajma

Rajma is the all time favorite of the Delihites and Punjabi. Rajma is same as the Red Kidney beans known in United States. Red Kidney Beans or Rajma (Hindi) is not only tasty Indian recipe is a rich source of anti-oxidants and contains cholesterol-lowering fiber. It can be included in daily lunch or dinner at your dining table.
Rajma
Ingredients (Serves: 4)
  • 2 cup: Red Kidney Bean
  • 1 large: Onion
  • 1 inch: Ginger
  • 3 medium size: Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp: Garam masala
  • A pinch: Turmeric
  • 1/4 cup: Oil
  • 3 quarts: Water
  • 1 tsp: Salt
  • Coriander leaves small bunch
Method
  1. Wash beans and boil for 2 - 3 hours or 1/2 hour in pressure cooker.
  2. In the meantime make masala of onions, garlic, ginger and tomato.
  3. Add to the beans and cook again till most of the liquid dries up and the beans are soft and thoroughly cooked.
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.