Rajma Curry

A curry prepared using Kidney beans.  This is very popular in Punjab and is served with plain Rice/Chawal.

Time Required: 25 Minutes + Soaking Time
Serves: 4


2 Cups Rajma / Red Kidney Beans, Soaked for 8 hours
3 Tomatoes, Chopped finely
1 Onion, Chopped finely
2 Green Chilies, slit
1tbsp Rajma Masala Powder
1tbsp Oil
1tsp Mustard Seeds
1tsp Jeera/ Cumin Seeds
¼tsp Turmeric Powder
1″ piece grated Ginger
2 sprigs Coriander leaves, Chopped finely
Salt to taste

Rajma Chawal

Cook Rajma until it is soft.  Heat Oil and add Mustard Seeds and when they splutter, add Jeera, Turmeric Powder.  Add Ginger, Green Chilies and Onion and saute for a minute.  Add tomatoes and saute for another minute.  Add Rajma Masala powder and stir.  Add Salt, Rajma and mix well.  

Rajma Roti

Cook for 2 minutes and serve hot with plain Rice, Phulka or Paratha.