Rajma | How to make Rajma

By Bindiya Sharma  |  22nd Jul 2015  |  
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About Rajma Recipe

Rajma is one of the famous punjabi dishes and is so rich in protein..usually enjoyed with freshly boiled rice!

Rajma is delicious and authentic dish. Rajma by Bindiya Sharma is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Rajma is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is few minutes and it takes 25 minutes to cook it properly. Rajma is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Rajma. Rajma is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Rajma is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Rajma at your home.


Ingredients to make Rajma

  • 150g rajma or kidney beans
  • salt acc to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 4-5 garlic cloves
  • 1 medium sized onion
  • 3 medium sized tomatoes
  • ginger 1 inch piece
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dry coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 tablespoon ghee

How to make Rajma

  1. Soak the rajma in 1 cup of water for 8-9 hours(overnight).Wash and transfer to a pressure cooker with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 2 cups of water.Lower the flame after one whistle and cook for 10-12 minutes.Turn off the burner.After 10 minutes, open and check to see if rajma is soft or not, else give additional -3 whistles.
  2. To make the masala,grind onion,green chillies,garlic and ginger to make a fine paste.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and onion paste into it.Fry till golden brown.
  3. Grind tomatoes and add to the same pan, stir.Add salt,turmeric powder,red chili powder and garam masala.
  4. Mix in boiled rajma with masala.Simmer rajma for 5-8 minutes and then garnish with some coriander leaves and serve.

Reviews for Rajma (7)

Nikita Agarwala month ago

Cooked rajma for the first time.. My husband loved it!

Divya diva year ago

Yummy ....

Vaishali Sankhayana year ago

Made this dish. Came out to be an amazing recipe. Everyone in my family loves it . Although I didn't put any rajma Masala or biryani Masala in it as I was making it for my kid too. Thanks for sharing it with us bindiya.
Bindiya Sharma
7 months ago
Wow! thanks Vaishali for your lovely words!!

Bindiya Sharmaa year ago


Zeenath Amaanullaha year ago

luvly colour...lukin so tempting..:blush::blush:

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