Saturday, 4 October 2014

Rajma/Kidney Beans Gravy


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


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

  • 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

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

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

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

  4. one among the comfort food :-)

  5. Wow! Love the flavorful curry

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

  7. Simple, healthy & filling rajma curry.

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

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

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

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

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


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