North Indian Rajma Curry


North Indian Rajma Curry

Curry made with rajma(dry red kidney beans) from scratch
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people



  • Soak the dried kidney beans overnight (if possible the previous night).
  • Clean the soaked rajma with enough water.
  • Heat up a pressure cooker.
  • Add rajma, salt, cloves, cardamom and sufficient water to cover the kidney beans.
  • Pressure cook upto 4 - 5 whistles or until you feel the smell of cooked kidney beans.
  • Remove from fire and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan.
  • Add red chillies and saute for a second.
  • Fry, until onions turn golden brown.
  • Add chilly powder and finely chopped tomatoes, until it starts to leave the sides of the pan.
  • Add the kidney beans mixture and boil for 10 mins.
  • Lightly mash a few beans to make the curry thick. 14) Garnish with fresh coriander leaves. ;- Serve with chappathis or rotis.
  • :- You may use canned whole peeled tomatoes instead of fresh to fasten your cooking process.
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Response (25)
  1. A
    Anu April 13, 2007

    Satisfaction guaranteed!!!

  2. J
    Jessy April 12, 2006

    Excellent receipe..good meat substitute………..

  3. R
    Rekha April 12, 2006

    Really a good recipe. Keep sending these type of recipe

  4. M
    Manju May 6, 2006

    Very tasty dish and easy to make too.

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