Punjabi Rajma | How to make Punjabi Rajma

By Vibha Bhutada  |  24th Apr 2016  |  
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About Punjabi Rajma Recipe

Punjabi food is wholesome and full of rustic flavour. Rajma is a must in every Punjabi household.

Punjabi Rajma is delicious and authentic dish. Punjabi Rajma by Vibha Bhutada is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Punjabi Rajma is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 15 minutes and it takes 25 minutes to cook it properly. Punjabi 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 Punjabi Rajma. Punjabi Rajma is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Punjabi 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 Punjabi Rajma at your home.

Punjabi Rajma

Ingredients to make Punjabi Rajma

  • Kidney beans 1 cup, soaked overnight
  • onions 2, finely chopped
  • ginger-garlic paste 2 tbsp
  • coriander powder 2 tsp
  • cumin powder 1 tsp
  • red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 1/2 tsp
  • tomato puree 1/2 cup
  • oil 4 tbsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves 1 tbsp, chopped

How to make Punjabi Rajma

  1. Drain kidney beans and wash in fresh water and put into a pressure cooker. Add 5 cups of water and salt and cook under pressure till 4-5 whistles are given out.
  2. Drain and reserve the cooking liquid.
  3. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add onions and sauté till light brown.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 2 minutes.
  5. Add coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder and mix well.
  6. Add tomato puree and mix again. Sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  7. Add kidney beans and mix well.
  8. Add 1 cup cooking liquid and salt and stir to mix.
  9. Mash the beans a bit and stir again.
  10. Add garam masala powder, mix and cook for 7-8 minutes.
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
  12. Enjoy your dope of rajma curry with chawal.

Reviews for Punjabi Rajma (2)

Pinku Biswas2 years ago


Sangeeta Rajoli2 years ago

I will try

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