Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Rajma Curry

                                                           RAJMA CURRY


Rajma/kidney beans- 2 fistful
Potatoes-2 medium, quartered
Onion-1 large, sliced
Cumin seeds-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder- 1/2 tsp
Aamchur powder-1/2 tsp
Sambar powder-1/2tsp
Coriander powder-1/2tsp
Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
Salt-to taste

Grind to paste:

Ginger-1 inch piece
Garlic- 3 cloves
Coriander leaves- 2 tbsp
Mint leaves-1 tbsp
Cinnamon-1 inch stick
Tomato- 1 medium, quartered
Onion-1 medium, quartered


1. Soak rajma overnight with enough water.
2. Cook the rajma with 2 cups of water, pressure cook for 3-4 whistles. set it aside
3. Grind the ingredients of list 2, into a fine paste, set it aside.
4. Cook the potatoes and set it aside. 
5. Heat oil in a kadhai and add cumin seeds and wait till it splutters.
6. Throw in the chopped onions and saute for sometime.
7. Next, add the ground paste into the kadhai and saute on medium flame for sometime
8. Throw in the masala powder and stir well and let it simmer till the rawness goes.
9. Put the rajma beans, potato cubes and combine well to coat it with the masala.
10.Let it cook for a few seconds, next add some water,salt and mix well to make it  gravacious enough
11.Turn of the gas after a few seconds and garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice/roti.