Rajma Masala
The famous Rajma Chawal combination is incomplete without a delicious home-style Rajma Masala. Gurdip Kohli Punj shares the step-by-step recipe for the classic and an all-time favourite Rajma Masala .
Gurdip Kohli Punj's Rajma Masala recipe
Cuisine

- Indian

Serves

- 4

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min

Type

- main course

Difficulty

- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 to 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5 to 7 black and green cardamoms
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 3 to 4 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 cup soaked pink kidney beans
  • 1 cup soaked red kidney beans
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • salt to taste
  • water
  • For Garnish: chopped coriander
  • Butter

HOW TO PREPARE RAJMA MASALA

  1. 1

    Heat oil in a pan and add ginger garlic paste bay leaves, black and green cardamom, chopped onion and tomato, salt, garam masala, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder.
  2. 2

    Mix well with a little water and let the masalas cook.
  3. 3

    Add a little tomato puree and let it cook till the oil leaves the sides.
  4. 4

    Add soaked pink and red kidney beans.
  5. 5

    Add more water and mix well.
  6. 6

    Finally add cumin powder.
  7. 7

    Stir and cook for around 20 minutes or till the rajma is cooked through (If cooking in a pressure cooker, let it cook for 5-6 whistles).
  8. 8

    Transfer this to a serving bowl.

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