Rajma Masala Recipe: Follow this recipe to make Punjabi flavored Rajma Masala..


Rajma Masala Recipe: After eating rajma masala full of Punjabi flavor, there is hardly anyone who does not want to taste it again. Rajma is not only full of nutrition, but the vegetable made from it is also very tasty. Rajma is specially made in Punjab, Delhi and surrounding areas. This Punjabi dish is very much liked across the country. If you are also fond of eating rajma, then you can try the recipe of rajma masala to enhance your taste. Making rajma masala is not very difficult. To make this vegetable rich in spices, we are going to share its easy recipe with you. By following this method, you can easily prepare Rajma Masala for lunch or dinner.


Ingredients for making Rajma Masala
Rajma - 1 cup
Onion - 1
Tomato puree - 2 cups
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
Green chili - 2
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Red chili powder - 1 tsp
Amchur - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
Kasuri methi - 1 tsp
Green coriander chopped - 2 tbsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Cloves - 4-5
Cinnamon - 1 inch piece
bay leaf - 1
Black cardamom - 1
Salt - as per taste


How to make Rajma Masala

  • To make rajma masala, first soak the rajma in water for overnight. After this, pressure cook by adding water, bay leaves, black cardamom, soaked kidney beans and 1 tsp salt as required in the pressure cooker. After 6-7 whistles of the cooker turn off the gas. After this let the cooker cool down on its own.
  • Now put ghee in a pan and heat it on medium flame. When the ghee melts, add cumin, cinnamon, cloves and fry it. After some time add finely chopped onion and saute it. Along with this, also add ginger-garlic paste, green chilies. When the color of the onion becomes golden brown, then add tomato puree to it and let it cook. Cook it while stirring till the puree becomes thick. It will take about 10 minutes for this to happen.
  • When the puree starts leaving the ghee, then slow the flame of the gas and mix turmeric, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala, amchur and stir it with a ladle. When the aroma starts coming from the spices, then add boiled kidney beans to it, mix it well and cover the pan and let it cook for 15 minutes. After the stipulated time, remove the lid and add kasoori fenugreek and finely chopped green coriander to the rajma. Your flavored rajma masala is ready. It can be served with naan, roti or rice.

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