Rajma | How to make Rajma

By Vvarsha Thakkar  |  1st Sep 2016  |  
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About Rajma Recipe

It's one of our regular Sunday meals. Kids love rajma chawal!

Rajma is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Rajma has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Vvarsha Thakkar is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Rajma recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Rajma is 15 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 15 minutes. This is recipe of Rajma is perfect to serve 4 people. Rajma is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Rajma . So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Rajma by commenting on this page below!


Ingredients to make Rajma

  • rajma 1 cup, soaked overnight
  • garlic cloves 5-6 crushed
  • ginger 1"
  • tomato 1
  • onion 1
  • cloves 3
  • cinnamon stick 1
  • salt as per taste
  • ghee- 1 tbsp
  • red chilli powder- 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • rajma masala- 1 tsp

How to make Rajma

  1. Boil the rajma in a pressure cooker with some salt, cloves, cinnamon, crushed garlic and grated ginger. Let it cook till 6-7 whistles blow.
  2. Grind the onion, tomato and 2 cloves of garlic to form a paste.
  3. In a pan, heat the desi ghee, add the jeera to it along with the paste and saute. When the paste leaves the ghee, add in the regular masalas with the rajma masalas and coriander.
  4. Take out the cloves and cinnamon stick from the cooked rajma. Pour it into a pan, add in some water. Cover and let it cook for a few minutes.
  5. Serve it hot with rice.

My Tip:

It tastes good when cooked with desi ghee.

Reviews for Rajma (2)

Suresh Menon2 years ago

You did not mention Jeera in the ingredients list and how much-needed?
Vvarsha Thakkar
a year ago
1 tsp

Taahira Laiq2 years ago

everyone loves rajma chawal!

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