Saturday, November 15, 2008

Kidney beans soaked over night and cooked the next day is called Rajmah in Northern parts of India Punjabi Rajmah, Kashmir Rajmah etc.Its cooked with onion, tomato and spices in a gravy form, try this recipe simple and good....



Rajmah (Kidney beans) 2 cups

Black Gram Dal 1 cup

Onion 1 cup ( finely chopped)

Ginger Garlic Paste 2 tbsp

Turmeric 1/2 tsp

Asofedia 1/2 tsp

Red chilly powder 1/2 tsp

Coriander powder 1/2 tsp

Mango powder 1/2 tsp

Jeera powder 1/2 tsp

Tomato puree 1 cup

Curd 1/2 cup

Oil 3 tbsp

Garam masala 1 tsp

Salt to taste and half a lemon

Coriander 1 tbsp for garnish


-Soak the Rajmah and Black Dal over night, wash it and pressure cook with enough water till the beans are cooked and on the verge of breaking at this stage remove and keep aside.

-In a kadai heat the oil and saute the onions when translucent add the ginger garlic paste, chilly, jeera, coriander, turmeric, and mango powders and mix well on high flame adding little water forthe raw smell to disappear then add the tomato puree and stir well.

-Now add the cooked rajmah mixture and mix well let it simmer for 10 minutes, mix in the beaten curd and cook for another 3 Min's check for the required consistency nice and thick.

-Sprinkle the Garam masala remove from the fire squeeze the lemon garnish with coriander and serve.

If you prefer add a little ghee .............

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