Rajma Masala Recipe, Punjabi Rajma Masala Curry Recipe
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Punjabi
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Serves: 2
Rajma Masala Curry - Tasty punjabi style home made rajma masala sabzi without using grinder.
  • Red kidney beans (rajma): 1 cup, boiled
  • Onion: 1 cup, finely chopped
  • Tomato: 2 cup, finely chopped
  • Ginger:1 tbsp, grated
  • Garlic: 1 tbsp, grated
  • Turmeric: 1/4 tsp
  • Red chili powder: 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tbsp
  • Cumin powder: 1/2 tbsp
  • Garam masala: 1 tsp
  • Oil: 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon stick: 1/2 inch piece
  • Cloves: 1 piece
  • Bay leaf: 1/2 leaf
  • Water: 2 cups
  • Salt: to taste
To boil Rajma
  1. Wash the red kidney beans (rajma) and soak in water for 8 to 9 hrs or over night.
  2. Now finely chop the onion and tomatoes . Also grate the ginger and garlic or can also use the paste.
  3. Once the rajma is soaked for about 8 hrs, boil them in presser cooker after adding salt. Cook for 8 mins on medium flame.
To make Rajma masala gravy
  1. In a non stick pan add oil, cinnamon stick, bay leaf and cloves and saute till cloves changes its color.
  2. Add the onion and cook till they the onion becomes light brown in color .
  3. Once the onion are cooked add chopped ginger and garlic and cook for about 1 min.
  4. Now its time to add the spices like coriander powder, red chili powder, garam masala, cumin powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste.
  5. Once the masala are blended well with onion throw in the tomatoes and cook for about 5 min till the tomatoes are well cooked
  6. Add a little water to gravy and let it simmer for a minute..
  7. Now add the boiled rajma to the gravy and cook for about 4 min till all the ingredients blends well with each other. Note: To make a thick gravy smash some rajmas with spoon.
  8. Rajma masala sabzi is ready. Serve with plain rice, jeera rice, roti, chapatti or naan.
If you have forgot the soak the rajma at night or you don't have enough time to soak then just soak your rajma in the warm water and it would get soft in 2 hrs.

Then while boiling the rajma just add salt and a pinch of baking soda.
Recipe by WeRecipes at https://werecipes.com/rajma-masala-recipe-punjabi-rajma/