How to make Rajma Rasmisa - Rajma or red kidney beans cooked with a flavourful onion-tomato masala.

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Main Ingredients : Red kidney beans (rajma) (राजमा), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Rajma Rasmisa

Also known as rajma masala in this recipe boiled red kidney beans are cooked to perfection in an onion tomato masala flavoured with aromatic powdered and whole spices. The combination of this delicious curry with steamed rice is one of the most favourite food from North India.

For more recipes related to Rajma Rasmisa checkout Rajma Masala. You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Beetroot Porial, Paneer Bhurji Lasagna, Malvani Drumstick, Ezukari Kootu.

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Rajma Rasmisa Recipe

  • Red kidney beans (rajma) soaked overnight 1 1/2 cups

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch

  • Garlic chopped cloves

  • Tomatoes pureed 3 medium

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Pressure cook rajma with five cups of water and salt till totally cooked and soft. Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add bay leaves and onion (you can grate the onion if you wish).

Step 2

Add ginger and garlic and continue to sauté till the mixture turns golden. Add tomato puree, mix and continue to cook. Add coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and cook till the oil leaves the masala.

Step 3

Add rajma along with the cooking liquour and mix. Adjust salt and add garam masala powder. Lower the heat and simmer for about fifteen to twenty minutes on low heat. Serve hot with steamed rice.