Rajma Rasmisa

A kidney bean preparation served with steamed rice.

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Main Ingredients Red kidney bean, Oil
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 8-10 hour
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Rajma Rasmisa

  • 1 1/2 cups Red kidney bean
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 medium Onions chopped
  • 1 inch piece Ginger finely chopped
  • 6-8 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 3 medium Tomatoes chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  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.
  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.