Rajma Masala | Side Dish for Roti \ Indian Flat Bread

Rajma Masala

Rajma / Red Kidney Beans is often used in many forms in my kitchen like rajma patties, rajma sundal.

Preparation time: 15 mins
cooking time-16 mins
Soaking time:over night
Serves 3 to 4


  • Rajma- 1 cup
  • Onion-1 ,chopped
  • Tomato-1,pureed
  • Green chilly-1,chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1\2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder- 1 n 1\2 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 n 1\2 tsp
  • Garam masala-1\2 tsp
  • Kasuri methi-1 tsp
  • Cream/milk- 1\4 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil-3 tsp


1.Soak rajma overnight or over 8 hrs.Pressure cook it with 2 cup water till done.Drain water ,reserve the water and keep the beans ready.

2.Heat oil in pan saute onion and chilly till translucent, add in ginger garlic paste  saute till raw smell goes.

3.then add in tomato puree and saute till oil seperates.Add in all dry powder along with cooked beans,salt and some reserves water.

4.Cook till everything blends well.Add in cream,i used milk.

5.Lastly crush dried methi leaves add to it and switch off.

Serve hot with roti\ naan.


  1. rajma curry looks yumm.. very healthy and delicious.

  2. Yummy healthy rajma curry.Perfect.

  3. Looks so delicious and healthy dear :)

  4. very healthy and rich rajma masala :) looks super tempting dear :)

  5. Healthy and delicious........ Perfect with rice!!

  6. we love this rajma masala with plain rice.

  7. love the delicious creamy gravy ..very tempting rajma masala


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