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Rajma Chawal red kidney beans in a thick gravy from Indian state - Haryana

Rājmā, also known as rajmah, rāzmā, or lal lobia, is a vegetarian dish, originating from the Indian subcontinent, consisting of red kidney beans in a thick gravy with many Indian whole spices, and is usually served with rice. It is a part of the regular diet in Northern India, Nepal and Punjab province of Pakistan. The dish developed after the red kidney bean was brought to the Indian subcontinent from Mexico. Rajma Chawal is kidney beans served with boiled rice.


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Rajma Chawal red kidney beans in a thick gravy

Rajma Chawal red kidney beans in a thick gravy
Rajma Chawal red kidney beans in a thick gravy

Course : Main Dish


Cuisine : Indian




Prep time : 20 minutes




Process time : 10 minutes




Total time : 30 minutes


Ingredients:

  • Rajma - 1 cup

  • Onion paste - 1/4 cup

  • Tomato paste - 1/2 cup

  • Green chili paste - 1 tsp

  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp

  • All spice - 1 tsp

  • Turmeric power - 1/4 tsp

  • Chili power - 1 tsp

  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp

  • Cumin seed powder - 1 tsp

  • Chaat masala - 1 tsp

  • Salt - as per taste

  • Oil - 2 tsp

Instructions:

  1. Wash and soak rajma over night, then cook rajma for 5 whistles

  2. In a pan add oil, all spices, onion paste, sauté it well

  3. Then add green chili paste, ginger-garlic paste, sauté until aromatic

  4. Then add tomato paste and sauté

  5. Then add turmeric, chili, coriander, cumin seeds powder, chaat masala and salt as per taste

  6. Then add cooked rajma along with cooked water and boil for other 5 minutes

  7. Serve hot with rice

Pictorial:

soak the rajma over night
soak the rajma over night

boil rajma for 5 whistles
boil rajma for 5 whistles

oil
oil

spices
spices

onion paste
onion paste

saute
saute

ginger-garlic paste, green chili paste
ginger-garlic paste, green chili paste

sauté until aromatic
sauté until aromatic

tomato paste
tomato paste

sauté it again
sauté it again

turmeric, coriander,cumin, chili,chaat masala powders & salt as per taste
turmeric, coriander,cumin, chili,chaat masala powders & salt as per taste

sauté until aromatic
sauté until aromatic

cooked rajma
cooked rajma

mix
mix

boil for 5 minutes
boil for 5 minutes

serve
serve

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