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Rajma Masala

Course Dinner
Cuisine North Indian
By Cook Method Pressure Cooker, Stovetop
By Diet Vegan, Vegetarian
Dish Type Gravy Side Dishes
Author Srivalli


  • 1 cup Rajma Kidney Beans soaked overnight
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 cup Onions finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup Tomato puree
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • Coriander Leaves chopped handful


  • Wash the Rajma couple of times and soak overnight. Before pressure cooking, change water couple of times. Pressure cook with enough water for 4 to 5 whistles.
  • Drain the Rajma and reserve water cooking liquor. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add onions and sauté till light brown.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 2 minutes. Add coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder and mix well.
  • Add tomato puree and mix again. Sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add cooked Rajma and mix well. Add 1 cup of the saved boiled water, salt and combine.
  • Mash the beans a bit and stir again. Add garam masala powder and mix and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
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