Rajma - Chawal

By Sanika SN  |  9th Apr 2018  |  
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About Rajma - Chawal Recipe

Punjabi Comfort Meal. REd Kidney beans cooked in onion tomato curry base with aromatic spices and served with Rice.

The delicious and mouthwatering Rajma - Chawal is a famous dish of Punjabi and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Rajma - Chawal is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Rajma - Chawal. Sanika SN shared this Rajma - Chawal recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Rajma - Chawal. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Rajma - Chawal recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

Rajma - Chawal

Ingredients to make Rajma - Chawal

  • 1 Big Cup of rajma (Red Kideny Beans) Soaked overnight and then pressure cooked .
  • 2 onions Grated
  • 2 tomatoes Pureed
  • 1-1 / 2 Tablespoons ginger + Garlic paste
  • 2-3 Tablespoons yogurt
  • 1 Teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1-1 / 2 Teaspoons coriander powder
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1-1 / 2 Tablespoons readymade Rajma masala powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Garam masala
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 Green cardamoms
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 Teaspoon Kasuri methi
  • 2 Green Chilies slit and de-seeded
  • Fresh coriander Leaves finely chopped
  • salt as per taste
  • oil

How to make Rajma - Chawal

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add bay leaves, cardamom and cinnamon stick.
  2. Saute for a while and then add Ginger + Garlic paste.
  3. Saute well until raw smell goes off.
  4. Now add grated onions and saute till onions become soft & golden-brown in color.
  5. Add Kashmiri red chili powder, Coriander powder, Cumin powder, Rajma - Masala,  Garam- masala and salt into it.
  6. Mix well and saute till oil starts leaving sides of pan.
  7. Now add 2-3 tspn of yogurt and give it a quick mix.
  8. Add Tomato puree and mix well.
  9. Add cooked Rajma beans and enough water.
  10. Cover and cook for about 7-8 minutes.
  11. Crush some kasoori methi on your palm and add in gravy.
  12. Bring to a boil and add slit green chilies and coriander leaves.
  13. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  14. Serve with jeera rice, Roti, Naan or paratha.

Reviews for Rajma - Chawal (1)

Hema Mallik2 years ago

This tomato based gravy is just awesome.

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