Sunday, 26 May 2013

Rajma Masala | Kidney bean Curry



Rajma (kidney/red beans) contains fibre that lowering the choestrol in our body. It contains dietary fibre which prevents rapid rising sugar level after eating meals. Its contains lots of protein and nutrients. So Take the Beans often in your diet. I gave u Easy type punjabi masala for preparing Rajma with nice aroma and taste.










No of Servings : 3
Time of Preparation : 25 min

Method

1. Soak Rajma overnight and cook it with salt and water(just immersed) in a pressure for 5 whistles.
2. Heat a  oil in a pan add the Saute and grind ingredients, first coriander seeds ,cinnamon,red chilies,ginger,garlic, onion, tomato one by one until mushy. allow it to cool.Grind it to a smooth paste.
3. Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds let it to sputter, add the grounded paste and saute it for 1 minute.
4. Add garam masala and saute. Then drain the water from cooked rajma and add the water to it  and allow to boil for 2 Min's.
5. Add the cooked Rajma and salt and boil until the gravy thickens.
6. Add cream/milk to the gravy boil for 2 Min's.
7. Switch of the stove, Garnish with methi leaves or corriander leaves.

8.Serve hot with Naan/ Chapati or simply plain rice.
Note: Cooking time of rajma may vary depending upon the type of Rajma.Use required water for cooking the Rajma don't drain and waste the water it contains lots of vitamins. If u do it for more people guests add 4 to 5 pieces of cashews(omit the ingredient cream\milk) while grinding the masalas, you will get more gravy.