Saturday, 4 October 2014

Rajma/Kidney Beans Gravy

Rajma

North Indian cuisine brings back nostalgic memories of Delhi.
This blogging marathon for the next 3 days my memories of Delhi and Amma cooking.

Rajma

Serves: 10
Futura Pressure cooker time: 20 minutes
Recipe Source: Futura Cookbook
Ingredients:

  • 2 tblspn ginger garlic paste
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 3 red Kashmiri chillies, dry and whole
  • 2 large onions, grated
  • 3 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • Salt
  • 2½ kidney bean soaked overnight or in hot water for 2 hours and drained
  • 4¼ water
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
Method:
Rajma

  • Heat the oil in the cooker, add the chillies and stir fry for a few seconds.
  • Add the onions and fry gently till golden brown.
  • Now add the ginger garlic paste stir fry till you get a nice aroma.
  • Add the tomatoes, chilli powder and salt.
  • Mix and cook till oil separates. You will need to do this cooking on of course low flame and for about 5 minutes. Remember to stir occasionally.
  • Now add the soaked beans and the water. Stir. Close the cooker and bring to full pressure on high flame.
  • Reduce heat and cook for 20 minutes. In a regular cooker cook for 6-7 whistles.
  • Once done cool the cooker naturally.
  • Open the cooker. Partially mash the beans with the ladle.
  • Add garam masala and serve hot with naans or rice. I served with onion and green chilli stuffed rotis.
Rajma n Roti

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15 comments:

  1. Such an mouthwatering rajma curry , love the recipe so quick to make :) deliciou one !!

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  2. Such a nice combo of rajma with the stuffed roti. Good one.

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  3. Nutritious rajma curry, i can have this fingerlicking curry simply with some rotis.

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  4. one among the comfort food :-)

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  5. raajma is a typical North Indian dish and i love it to the core..super one.

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  6. Simple, healthy & filling rajma curry.

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  7. I tasted rajma chaw all for the first time in Delhi. Reading this brought back memories of that trip.

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  8. That simple, filling curry must ahve tasted good with those stuffed rotis.

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  9. Delicious subzi with even more inviting rotis you got there Archana..very nice one..I am drooling more at your roti picture...:)

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  10. roti- rajma look so good ! great job :-))

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  11. I eat these beans a lot next time I will try this Indian preparation

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