Rajma Chawal

Rajma chawal step wise recipe- simple and easy recipe. Its my special recipe which I have make in my own way…My whole family including my children loves Rajma chawal 

Rajma chawal is a famous punjabi dish made of Kidney beans in soft and creamy curry. Kidney beans are soaked overnight and then pressure cooked till its soft. And later the rajma masala is made. The rice i have used is Basmati rice which is soaked in water for an hour then cooked. So lets make Rajma chawal.

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Ingredients:

  • Kidney beans- 250 grams(soaked overnight and pressure cooked for 25 mins)
  • Onions- 4 large, sliced and pureed
  • Tomatoes- 5 to 6 , sliced and pureed
  • Curd- 4 tablespoons or small bowl
  • Jeera or cumin seeds – 2 teaspoons
  • Bay leafs- 2 or 3
  • Cloves- 2 to 4
  • black pepper- 2 to 3
  • cinnamon- 1/2 inch
  • turmeric powder- 1/2 tablespoon
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander powder- 1/2 tablespoon
  • Garam masala powder- 1/2 tablespoon
  • salt – As per your requirement

Method:

  1. Checkout all ingredients for making Rajma masala.Rajma Chawal step 01
  2. In a saucepan, add oil and add cumin seeds, bay leaves, cloves, blackpepper, cinnamon and saute till seeds pops. Rajma Chawal step 02
  3. Add onion puree and cook till golden brown Rajma Chawal step 03.jpg
  4. Add tomato puree. Cook till oil oozes out. Rajma Chawal step  04.jpg
  5. Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Saute for 1 min. Rajma Chawal step 04
  6. Next add the curd. Cook till oil oozes out of it. Rajma Chawal step 05.jpg
  7. When done, add the cooked Kidney beans and mix well.Rajma Chawal step 06
  8. Add coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt. mix again.Rajma Chawal step 07.jpg
  9. If the gravy is thick, add 1/2 cup of water and cook with lid for 2 to 3 mins.Rajma Chawal step  08.jpg
  10. Your Rajma masala is ready. Serve it with rice. You can also have it with roti.Rajma Chawal.jpg

The delicious Rajma chawal is ready. Enjoy with your family 🙂

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