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Rajma Curry (Red Kidney Beans Curry)

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  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Carom seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped
  Tomato 1 Large, chopped
  Red chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon (or more to taste)
  Salt To Taste
  Kidney beans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), boiled
  Yogurt/Sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Optional)
  Garam masala powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Optional)
For garnish
  Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon

1. Soak the red kidney beans in water overnight.
2. Boil and cook the kidney beans (rajma) and set aside.

3. Take a pot, heated with a couple of tablespoons of oil, add carom seeds, asafoetida, turmeric powder, ginger and garlic paste. Stir slightly.
4. (Add finely chopped onions at this point. Chef in this video uses Onion paste, so the paste can be added in the end). Add the chopped tomatoes, stir and let it cook until tender. Cover and let it cook for a couple of minutes.
5. Once the tomatoes form a gravy, add the other spices like red chili powder, salt and the onion paste. Stir everything well for a couple of minutes.
6. Add the boiled red kidney beans, water, cover it and let it simmer.
7. Add the plain yogurt or sour cream (optional) and garam masala (optional).
8. Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro and the rajma is ready to serve.

9. Serve warm with rice, roti, naan or paratha.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
In a mood of making rajma curry, then you should try this out. Rajma curry is a very popular Punjabi dish. It is very delicious and easy to make. It is normally served with hot rice. Do check out the video for this interesting recipe.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 370 Calories from Fat 82

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.3%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.8 mg0.6%

Sodium 285.4 mg11.9%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.8%

Dietary Fiber 13.4 g53.4%

Sugars 8.3 g

Protein 18 g36.2%

Vitamin A 14.3% Vitamin C 31.8%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 29.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rajma Curry (Red Kidney Beans Curry) Recipe Video