Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Rajma Recipe

















Ingredients :
Red Kidney Beans: 2 cups
Water for soaking: 6 cups
Water: 5 cups
Cooking Oil 1/4 Cup
Onions Chopped 1-1/2 cups
Minced Garlic: 1/4 cup
Tomatoes Chopped: 3 Cups
Fresh Ginger chopped: 1 Inch
Cumin Powder: 2 spoon
Coriander Powder: 2 spoon
Fenugreek seed powder: 1 spoon
Cayenne pepper: 1-1/2 spoon
Salt: according to taste

Method :
Pre-soak and pre-cookBring water to a boil. Add Rajma. Bring to a boil. Cook 5 minutes. Shut off heat. Let beans soak overnight (12 hrs) . After pre-soak is done, drain and rinse beans. Bring new water to a boil. Add rinsed beans. Bring it to a boil. Turn down heat to medium and cook beans till tender. It should take about 1+1/2 hours.
In a separate pan heat cooking oil. Sautee onions till clear, turning brown. Add items remaining items. Sautee till pasty and oil starts to separate. Don't let it burn. Putting all together. Take half a cup of beans and smash them. Return to the pot. Add masala. Mix well and simmer 15 minutes.

10 Comments:

At Tuesday, March 28, 2006 4:26:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At Tuesday, March 28, 2006 5:36:00 PM, Blogger pinkstar03 said...

Although I am not a big fan of rajma, I really liked the chicken tikka masala, and the palak paneer recipes. In fact thats what for dinner tonight!
:)
You can visit my blog at http://pinkstar03.blogspot.com

 
At Wednesday, March 29, 2006 1:58:00 AM, Blogger Rajesh kumar said...

good one

 
At Wednesday, March 29, 2006 2:31:00 AM, Blogger 2 cents worth said...

ur blog will make me fatter than i oredi am!
hi
im david
usa/singapore

 
At Wednesday, March 29, 2006 12:16:00 PM, Blogger blindtruth said...

love the recipes.....very nice!
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At Wednesday, March 29, 2006 3:55:00 PM, Blogger agi said...

good recipe. Please keep post some more....

 
At Thursday, March 30, 2006 5:45:00 PM, Blogger Tel said...

My fiance is from India and I'd love to learn how to make some of this stuff. Thanks for posting!

 
At Thursday, March 30, 2006 10:26:00 PM, Blogger Zee said...

Thank you again!

 
At Saturday, April 19, 2008 3:31:00 PM, Blogger Hilary Cable said...

My Punjabi Sweeti Ji just loved recipe! Thanks!

 

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