Rajma Recipe

Rajma|Rajma Recipe|

Rajma Recipe- Red Kidney Beans, Rajma or Razma is a popular South Asian vegetarian dish consisting of red kidney beans in a thick gravy with many Indian whole spices and usually served with rice.

More commonly it is popular as Rajma Chaawal. Rajma is a rustic, traditional Indian meal that is cooked in households all over India. This is a simple, nutritious meal loved by all generations from our grand parents to our kids.



Kidney Beans-250 gm

Onion-3 Pcs

Tomato-3 Pcs

Ginger -Garlic  paste- 1 table spoon

Vegetable oil- 2 spoon

Cumin seeds-1 tea spoon

Red chilly powder- 1 tea spoon

Coriander powder-1 tea spoon

Turmeric powder-1 tea spoon

Garam Masala-1 tea spoon

Cream/Malai-1 table spoon

Sugar-1 tea spoon

Salt- to taste



  1. Soak kidney beans with salt in water for 6 hours. Then boil the beans in a pressure cooker for 20-25 minutes. Keep it aside.rajma
  2. Make smooth paste of onion and tomato separately in a grinder.
  3. Heat oil in the Sauce pan and add cumin seeds. Add ginger-garlic paste and cook until it becomes light brown.
  4. Add onion paste and cook it at low medium flame until it gets starts leaving its aroma.
  5. Now add tomato paste and cook at high flame.rajma
  6. Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, sugar and cream/malai. Stir continuously until paste gets thicker.
  7. Add half beans without curry to the paste and crush slightly with ladle. This will add creamy thick base to the dish.rajma
  8. Now cook it for 2-3 min. and add remaining beans and curry. Cook it till it gets a boil.
  9. Now garnish with green coriander leaves and serve hot.Rajma