Rajma (Curried Kidney Beans) Recipe

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Submitted by pravchaw

Makes 4 servings



An everyday north Indian meal savored on a tired or a lazy Sunday afternoon. This one meal dish served steaming hot with rice is so delicious; the flavors get absorbed in the rajma and combined with rice brings back that lost energy in you and wakes your senses up.

Recipe Ingredients for Rajma (Curried Kidney Beans)

2 cup Kidney Beans
3 ounces Fresh Chopped Onions
1 tbsp Fresh Frozen Chopped Ginger
1 cup Recipe Ready Chopped Tomatoes
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp Cumin Seed
1 tsp Turmeric, Ground
5 grams Indian Spices Garam Masala
10 grams Coriander Leaves

Recipe Directions for Rajma (Curried Kidney Beans)

  1. Soak kidney beans (Rajma) overnight

  2. Cook the soaked rajma in about 3 cups of water in a pot or a pressure cooker until the rajma is soft, tender and cooked. Takes about 20 to 30 minutes, depending on the age of the beans.

  3. Heat oil to a sauce pan, add chopped ginger and onions. Sauté until onions are soft and golden brown.

  4. Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and sauté until tomatoes become soft.

  5. Add the cooked rajma , salt, 1 cup water and butter and simmer for 30 minutes. The longer you simmer the more the spices get into the rajma and the tastier it gets. You can alter the consistency of the gravy by adding more water.

  6. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with warm long grained rice.

Categories

Beans, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 190.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
368
Calories from Fat
42
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.7g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
124mg
5%
Potassium
1287mg
37%
Total Carbohydrates
62.1g
21%
Dietary Fiber
15.4g
62%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
21.9g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 10% Iron 39%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
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