Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Punjabi Rajmah Curry

Hello Friends,
    Rajma (kidney beans) are all time favourite of kids and adults too....They are available in two colours, white and red. Its a famous recipe from North India which is enjoyed along with boiled rice.
This recipe I learnt from my MOM ......She is a great cook, Love you MOM :)


  • 1 cup rajmah (white kidney beans)
  • 2 medium size onion (paste)
  • 3 medium size tomatoes (pureed)
  • 1/2 cup beaten curd
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • Salt acc. to taste
  • 1.4 tsp red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp rajmah masala (optional)

Garnish: Chopped coriander Leaves.


  • Wash and clean rajmah and soak them in water overnight or 6-8 hours.
  • Pressure cook rajmah with enough water to give 2 whistles. Keep on low flame for half an hour. Remove from fire.

  • Heat oil in a kadhai, add onion paste and ginger-garlic paste.
  • Mix well and saute till the mixture turns golden brown.
  • Now add tomatoes and mix well. Cook till oil separates.

  • Add beaten curd and stir continuously on low flame till oil separates  again.
  • Add all the dry masalas, mix well.
  • On pour this masala into the pressure cooker and mixed nicely with boiled rajmah.
  • Keep the rajmah on low flame for 5-7 minutes and keep mashing the rajmah occasionally. 
  • Now close the lid and pressure cook again for 8-10 mins on low flame after the first whistle.
  • Remove from fire and garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot with boiled rice or rotis.

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Unknown said...

Kidney beans looks so inviting and yummy.

meenab said...

hee shruts i also love rajma with rice
i make in loads have with poori then next day again with rice

nice yaar i love the red ones more

Lavanya said...

Rajma is my fav too...and I agree with u Mom's food is the best!

Aruna Manikandan said...

healthy and delicious curry :)

nayana said...

Amazing Rajma, love this dish very comforting... Todays post :

Niesha said...

I love Rajma.:) Adding curd will sure make it more yummy!!

Nilu A said...

Rajma is my favourite Shruti.. Loved the colour.. Perfect with rice dear :-)

Chitra said...

Iam looking for rajma recipes. urs is perfect to try :)

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Delicious rajma curry. Would like to have it with plain rotis.

Rafeeda AR said...

i love rajma in any form... ur curry looks delicious...

Unknown said...

love love love Rajma <3

Home Cooked food said...

delicious rajma curry. said...

Wow yummy rajma masala...Nice shruti..

Unknown said...

I love rajma...:)

Swathi said...

Rajma curry looks delicious Shruti, I couldn't get through chat as my baby was crying.

Asiya Omar said...

Delicious healthy masala,my favourite.

Sona said...

looks delicious.

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thanks to all my friends for their lovely comments :)

Unknown said...

love to have it with rice dear..

Unknown said...

looks so nutritious and yummy

Unknown said...

Love this Rajma Curry

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so tempting and so lip smacking.. Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes... Please add the link to Gayathri's page also...

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Pari Vasisht said...

Thanks for linking it to Cook like Mom Event.


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