Rajma Rasmisa Recipe - A kidney bean preparation served with steamed rice.

This recipe is from the book Khazana of Indian Recipes.

Main Ingredients : Red kidney beans (rajma) soaked , Oil

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Rajma Rasmisa

Rajma Rasmisa Recipe - how to make Rajma Rasmisa


Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


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

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Garlic finely chopped 6-8 cloves

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Tomatoes chopped 3 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Boil rajma or pressure cook until soft and fully cooked. Heat oil, add bay leaves and onion and sauté till onions are golden brown. Add ginger and garlic and sauté for a minute. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and cumin powder. Stir and add tomatoes.

Step 2

Sauté till tomatoes are cooked and the oil leaves the masala. Add boiled rajma and salt and cook on low heat for fifteen minutes. Add garam masala powder and cook for five minutes. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice.

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