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Rajma Chawal Recipe

This is a delicious curry made using rajma or kidney beans. It taste amazing with either roti or rice.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
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Course: Curries
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 381kcal
Aarthi
Author: Aarthi

Ingredients

  • Rajma/ Kidney Beans - 2 cups
  • Oil or Ghee - 2 tblsp
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon / Pattai - 2 small piece
  • Cardamom - 2
  • Cloves - 3
  • Onion - 2 large chopped
  • Tomato - 4 large chopped
  • Ginger - 1 tblspn chopped
  • Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder - 2 tblsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
  • Cumin Powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander Leaves a handful chopped

Instructions

  • Soak rajma overnight. Drain and add it to pressure cooker. Cover with water. Pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistle, simmer for 10 mins. Turn off the heat and let the steam escape all by itself.
  • Take onions, tomatoes and ginger in a blender. Puree till smooth.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add whole spices and let them sizzle.
  • Add in pureed masala and mix well.
  • Cook that for few mins till the raw smell leaves from it.
  • Add in spice powders, salt and mix well.
  • Add in cooked rajma with water and mix well.
  • Simmer for 10 to 15 mins till oil separates.
  • Serve over rice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 63.2g | Protein: 21.9g | Fat: 5.7g | Saturated Fat: 2.8g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 44mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 4.6g
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