The great Rajma

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Make healthy and appetizing meals at home within 30 minutes. All you need are the ingredients mentioned in our shopping list, a bit of pre-preparation, and some smart and practical tips from us that will help you cut down your cooking time considerably. Follow our recipes that we have shared here and you will have a delicious and nourishing meal ready within no time. 

Menu: Kidney beans, rajma also called Mexican red beans are used in soups, salads, Creole dishes, and traditionally served in Punjab as a curry with steamed rice. Healthy and packed with goodness, it makes for a perfect meal. Try including these recipes and plan a meal – Rajma Dhokla, Rajma Falafal and Rajma and Soya Keema.

Shopping list

1 kg red kidney beans
1 packet fruit salt
1 small bottle crushed black peppercorns
300 grams paneer
1 packet couscous
1 bunch mint
1 bunch spring onion
1 small packet black pepper powder
1 small packet soda bicarbonate
1 small packet soya granules
1 small packet dried mango powder
1 green capsicum

For faster preparation
For the dhoklas, soak the beans overnight. Keep the rajma, green chilli and ginger mixture ready. For falafel, soak rajma overnight, drain and boil in plenty of water till its lightly mashed. Soak the couscous. For the keema, soak overnight the rajma and boil.

How to go about it
Cook the keema first and set aside. Then finish the dhoklas. And finally fry the falafel and serve.

Recommended recipesRajma DhoklaRajma FalafalRajma And Soya Keema


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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.