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Rajma Chawal/Red Kidney Beans with Steamed Rice

Sangeeta Biswas
15 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Rajma Chawal/Red Kidney Beans with Steamed Rice RECIPE

The comfort food

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • North Indian
  • Simmering
  • Pressure Cook
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • High Fibre

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Rajma / red kidney beans - 2 cups
  2. Onion sliced - 2
  3. Ginger paste -1 tsp
  4. Garlic paste - 2 tsp
  5. Tomatoe puree - 1/2cup
  6. Turmeric powder - 1tsp
  7. Jeera /cumin powder - 1 tsp
  8. Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  9. Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  10. garam masala - 1 tsp
  11. Salt
  12. Coriander leaves
  13. Steamed rice -1 cup


  1. Soak the beans overnight.
  2. Pressure cook till soft. Keep aside.
  3. Smash few beans with potato masher to get creamy consistency
  4. 4.Take a wok. Add oil , cumin seeds and fry.
  5. Add onions fry till pink. Add ginger garlic paste, tomatoes and sauté.
  6. Add turmeric powder, jeera powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and salt .keep sautéing.
  7. After few minutes add the boiled beans and keep stirring. If needed add some water and adjust the consistency as per your requirement.
  8. Rajma is ready.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with steamed rice.

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Sheetal Sharma
Sheetal Sharma   May-22-2017

Rajma chawal my favourite combo!

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