One pot Rajma / kidney bean masala

Its an Indian curry prepared with kidney beans / rajma in onion tomato gravy. Its typically served with plain rice, but it goes well with jeera rice, roti also.

Kidney beans must be soaked overnight.

Preparation time : 8 hours of soaking + 5 minutes

Cooking time : 15 minutes

Serves : 2

Ingredients :

1/2 cup Rajma / kidney beans ( soak it overnight / 8 hours)

1 medium onion , finely chopped

1 medium tomato , finely chopped

1/2 tablespoon ginger garlic paste

1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder

1/2 teaspoon coriander powder

1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon jeera powder

salt to taste


Method :

In a pressure cooker, heat 1 tablespoon oil / butter/ ghee , add onions and saute till they turn translucent. Then add ginger garlic paste, saute for 2 minutes, then add tomatoes and saute for 2 minutes and add turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and jeera powder. Saute for a minute.

Add washed kidney beans, salt and mix well. Close the lid and presuure cook for 5 to 6 whistles.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve rajma with rice or chapati.


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