Punjabi Rajma

Published under: Curries and Gravies

Punjabi Rajma (also known as Punjabi Rajma Masala/Punjabj Rajma Curry) is a delicious and popular North Indian dish. Typically served with rice as “Rajma Chawal”, they are also a great side dish for roti, chapati or pulao.
Punjabi Rajma

Rajma (Kidney Beans) – 2 cups
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Onion – 3 tbsp, grated
Ginger and garlic – 2 tsp, grated
Yogurt – 3 tbsp
Tomato Puree – 1/4 cup
Cumin and Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Fenugreek leaves – 1 tsp, dried
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder as per taste
Oil – 2 tbsp
Salt as per taste

1. Soak the kidney beans in water for 8 hours. Pressure cook with salt for 20 minutes till soft.
2. In 2 tbsp hot oil, fry grated onions till light brown.
3. Add garlic and ginger and cook for 2 minutes.
4. Add yogurt and cook on low heat for 2 minutes.
5. Add tomato puree and turmeric powder and cook for 5 minutes, stirring all the time.
6. Put coriander and cumin powder, dry fenugreek and chilli powder. Cook till oil floats to surface.
7. Pour in cooked rajma. Bring to the boil and add salt. Simmer for 15 minutes.
8. Garnish with chopped coriander and garam masala powder. Add a dollop of cream.
9. Serve hot with rice or roti.

Anjali Pete
Anjali Pete
Anjali is a talented individual with a passion for cooking and sharing delicious recipes. With 11+ years of experience in the L&D industry, she has gained extensive knowledge in creating mouth-watering dishes that everyone can enjoy. Through her recipes, Anjali aims to inspire and delight food enthusiasts with her diverse range of dishes. From comforting classics to creative twists, the recipes are sure to satisfy any craving. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced home cook, her recipes offers something for everyone to enjoy.


Reshmi July 12, 2010 - 3:25 am

I’ll be trying this tonight…but I have a feeling,it’s going to be good..
I am already feeling hungry!

SHAL June 6, 2010 - 4:55 am


preethi February 19, 2010 - 5:58 am

very nice

Balgopal December 21, 2009 - 6:05 am

All the receipes are easy to understand, especially for bachelors like me.


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