Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Rajma masala /Side dish for chapathi

Rajma masala is a famous punjabi  side dish for rice and chapathi...It has high fiber content and helps reduce cholesterol....also it's a rich and filling recipe...I used dry rajma beans and soaked it overnight...We all liked it with our chapathis....Do try and enjoy...


Kidney beans/Rajma3/4 cup
Onion1 medium
Tomato1 big
Green chilli1 or 2
Ginger1 inch
Garlic3 or 4 cloves
Cumin seeds1 tsp
Turmeric powder1 tsp
Red chilli powder2  tsp
Garam masala powder1 tsp
Aamchur powder1 tsp
Butter/oil2 tblsp
Cilantrofor garnish
Saltas needed


Soak rajma / Kidney beans overnight or atleast 12 hours...Drain the soaked water and add fresh water...Add chopped onion,tomato,green chillies...Reserve some onion for garnish....

Add ginger,garlic,turmeric chilli powder, cumin seeds...Mix well and add 2 tablespoon of butter...Mix and pressure cook for 15 to 18 whistles....

Open the cooker....The dal should be mushy...If not mash with a spoon slightly...Add salt,garam masala powder and aamchur powder....Give it a boil and switch off the flame....Garnish with chopped cilantro and little raw onion...

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1 comment:

  1. Very delicious !!! Rajma always remains our family favourite !!