Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Rajma(Red Kidney beans) curry


Ingredients:
Rajma                    - 1 cup
Onion                     - 1 onion chopped
Coriander powder    - 1 tbsp
Chilli powder           - 1/2 tsp(I used Kashmiri Chilli)
Turmeric powder     - 1/4 tsp
Tomato sauce          - 2 tbsp
Lemon juice             - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds          - 1/4 tsp
Oil as required
Salt as required
Corander leaves for garnishing

Method:
Wash rajma thoroughly and soak it in water overnight.

Make a paste of chilli powder,turmeric powder and corainder powder with  1/2 tsp water and keep aside.

Cook rajma in a cooker with enough water and salt for  10- 15 minutes.

In another pan ,heat oil.Splutter mustard seeds and saute chopped onion till it turns transparent.Now add the paste to this and saute again until the raw smell goes.Add tomato sauce and saute .To this pour cooked rajma along with water .Add more salt if required and cook until the gravy thickens.Pour lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves.Serve hot with rice or roti.

58 comments:

Sandhya Hariharan said...

Lovely... Rajma Curry..
Infact I just had shahi rajma curry for dinner... So i can relate to ur post!!

Padma said...

Lovely color... looks so yummy.

Lazaro Cooks! said...

That is a beautiful dish. Bright and bold flavors. Wonderful post. Cheers!

Swapna Sree said...

wooow!!!!looks yummy and delicious...love to have with roti....

Gita Jaishankar said...

Rajma looks very colorful and tasty...your version sounds interesting :)

Kamalika said...

Looks very tempting...loved the colour...

Ann said...

OHH Yumm! Love rajma curry..looks super yumm and healthy

My cooking experiments said...

Looks so tempting and vibrant!

RoseBelle said...

All I'm missing is mustard seeds and then I'll be ready. I bought a bunch of spices this past weekend but couldn't find fresh curry leaves. I'm trying out various Indian recipes. So glad to have your blog as a guide :)

PJ said...

i love rajma curry any day any week. looks so yummy and delicious.

Yummy Team said...

Lovely curry and nice recipe..

Ms.Chitchat said...

Nice looking curry,sure to taste excellent with all those aromatic spices.

Pavithra Srihari said...

one of the world's wonder I would call this Rajma. yours look gorgeous..

Sushma Mallya said...

wow what a beautiful colour, looks so delicious, love to have rajma with plain rice...so yum

Fathima said...

wow... yummy curry... love the color of the gravy!

suma said...

Give me this curry any day!!

Rekha shoban said...

yummy and delicious rajma...

Meena said...

rajma curry looks so creamy n fab!

notyet100 said...

looks so yum.

Shabs.. said...

That looks good....rajma is one thing i stopped trying after terrible three time failure.... but a core fan of it though!....urs looks too good:)

Aruna Manikandan said...

Rajma curry looks rich and delicious dear..
Nice tempting clicks :-)

J said...

rajma is one of my fav beans.. make it odten with rice..

Hari Chandana said...

yummy and delicious recipe.. healthy too.. nice presentation!!

Valarmathi said...

Love rajma curry, looks tempting and delicious.

Pam said...

Yum! This looks and sounds delicious and I love the beautiful coloring of it! Great spicy recipe!

VineelaSiva said...

Wow the curry looks very inviting.Nice post Shahana.

Pete said...

I like the colour, makes it looks very inviting and delicious!

PranisKitchen said...

what a delicious rajma curry..i really liked the color.
shahana if u don't mind tell me whether u used the kashmiri chili powder or something else.really loved the color .easy recipe..very healthy one too

Gulmohar said...

one of my fav side dish for roti...loved the fiery red color..

Preethi Rajeev said...

The curry looks so perfect, nice color

TREAT AND TRICK said...

This is so yummy and love its color..

Leena said...

Yummy.... curry looks delicious..

DailyChef said...

Your picture has got me drooling. Wow.

Preety said...

love this with rice..looks yumm

An Open Book said...

im always on the lookout for rajma curry recipes..and mine never turns out as pretty as yours...il give this recipe a go the next time

Subhie Arun said...

yummy n perfect curry with nice color..v inviting....happy to follow u!

Swathi said...

Shahana,

Rajma curry looks perfect and yummy

5 Star Foodie said...

a terrific curry!

Siddhi S said...

wow shahana very tempting rajma curry...nice colour....looks super yummy

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

would be prefect if served with roti..more pls:P

♥Sugar♥Plum♥Fairy♥ said...

Your rajma curry sure does look delicious;-)))

Chef Aimee said...

Oh what a lovely curry and amazing color. :)

Krishnaveni said...

colourful and delicious. my fav curry

Neetz said...

what a wonderful cuury with roti :) great combo :)

Dolly said...

Love Rajma Chawal...My favorite Comfort food..Superb Click..

Rumana Rawat said...

Rajma looks lovely... i love rajma:-) very colrful..

Padhu said...

Wow !! What a color .Nice combo with rice and roti

s said...

its been a while since I had rajma and this looks so good great colour and lovely tempting pic...
just one quick question..how long do i need to cook the rajma...

Kanchan said...

Rajma is one of my favorite too, and this is the most comfortable curry to prepare.

radha said...

Looks good. And so simple too.

Krishnaveni said...

Please collect your awards from my blog

Chef Jeena said...

Wonderful curry and so healthy using the beans yummy. :)

Mimi said...

Lots of lovely falvors and color.
Mimi

Cheryl said...

Oh sounds so delicious!

Suhaina said...

Thick and creamy. lovely color. very healthy too.

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Nice and simple recipe for rajma,never made this at home!

Biren said...

This looks delicious and very appetizing!

shahana said...

Thanks a lot for the comments.

Praniskitchen,
Yes.I used kashmiri chilli powder.Thanks for asking .

S,
Hi .I soaked the beans over night and cooked itfor 10-15 minutes.Sorry for the late reply.

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