Monday, December 20, 2010

Rajma Curry - North Indian Cuisine

Welcome to my cookbook cookerypoint. Lets have an interesting recipe Rajma curry. Rajma is also called as Red Kidney beans. This recipe belongs to North Indian Cuisine especially Punjabi Cuisine. The main ingredient is red kidney beans. This is rich in potassium, iron and fiber content. A cup of cooked rajma beans provides 45.3% of the recommended daily intake for fiber. It prevents the increaing the blood sugar level rapidly after a meal. Hope it is healthy and goes well with rotis. Now, lets come to our recipe...

Rajma curry-cookerypoint-North Indian Cuisine

Red Kidney beans - 1 cup
Onion -1 (finely chopped)
Tomatoes - 2 (finely chopped)
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tspn
Green chilli - 1
Garam masala powder - 1 tspn
Coriander powder - 1 tbspn
Cumin seeds - little
Coriander leaves - little
Oil as required


Soak rajma beans for overnight or six hours.
Pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles with salt.
Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seed.
Add onion and fry them well till transulent.
Now,add garam masala powder and fry them well with onions.
Then add ginger garlic paste and cook for few minutes.
Now add half cup of water(used for cooking rajma) to it.
It is better to use the water which is used for cooking rajma beans.
It will give good taste to the curry.
Let the water boil for few minutes and add coriander powder.
Mix it well and add tomatoes and green chilli.
Add remaining water(used for cooking rajma)and cook it for ten minutes.
Add water according to your consistency.
Add salt and check the seasoning and add chillipowder if desired.
Cover the pan cook it for fifteen minutes and add coriander leaves.
Now, Red kidney beans curry is ready to serve.

Rajma Curry-cookerypoint-North Indian Recipe
Serving Suggestion:

This North Indian Recipe Rajma curry can be served with rotis and with any kind of bread.


Swathi said...

Looks delicious. Nice recipe

Prathima Rao said...

Welcome to the world of food blogging!!! Best of luck to u..Do drop in to my space sometime..cya...

@SaNgI said...

looks absolutely delicious!

ila said...

Hi Swathi...
Thanks for ur encouraging comment yar...
TC and keep visiting...:)

ila said...

Hi Prathima...
Thanks for ur warm welcome and refreshing comment.. wat a wonderful and delicious blog u have.... keep visiting..... tc :)

ila said...

Hi SaNgl....

Thanks for stopping here and for ur comment about my recipe.... Thanks for encouraging.... TC Keep visiting :)

Viki's Kitchen said...

Nice post ....
Wishing you and family a Bright, Prosperous and Happy New year dear.

ila said...

Thanks Viki....
Belated New year wishes for u and for ur family...:)

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