Rajma Hara Masala

Rajma cooked in green chutney with some masalas. The Rajma Recipe that everyone loves and adores is here! Rajma is a popular vegetarian dish. Red kidney beans are known as Rajma in Indian language and are used to make North Indian rajma masala. Do try this recipe. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Rajma Hara Masala

Main Ingredients Kidney beans, Fresh coriander
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Rajma Hara Masala

  • 1 cup Kidney beans (rajma), boiled
  • ½ Fresh coriander medium bunch
  • ½ Fresh mint (pudina) medium bunch
  • 1-2 Green chillies
  • 1 medium Onion sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder


  1. Grind together fresh coriander, fresh mint and green chillies with some water. Add onion, garlic, ginger and grind to a fine paste.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté till fragrant. Add asafoetida and prepared paste, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and chilli powder and mix well. Add ½ cup water, mix and bring to boil.
  4. Add salt and kidney beans, mix, cover and cook for 5-7 minutes.Add garam masala powder, mix, cover and cook for a minute.
  5. Serve hot garnished with ginger juliennes.