Rajma Curry With Jeera Rice | Rajma Chawal Recipe

Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
Rajma Curry With Jeera Rice OR Rajma Chawal Recipe - Red kidney beans curry spiced in tomato and onion puree with basmati rice tempered in roasted cumin.
For paste:
  • 200 gm tomatoes
  • 150 gm onions
  • 1 inch of ginger (2 tbsp minced ginger)
For Masala Powder:
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • ½ tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 star anise
  • 4 cloves
  • 8-10 pepper corns
  • 1 inch of cinnamon stick
For Kidney beans curry:
  • 1 cup red kidney beans, socked for 4-5 hours
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tbsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 green chili
For Rice:
  • 1 cup basmati rice, (long grain rice)
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1½ cup water
  • Cilantro for garnish
  1. Take all ingredients (tomato, onions, ginger) for gravy into food processor and make smooth paste or gravy from it.
  2. Take kidney beans into pressure cooker and cook till 5-7 whistles. Allow the pressure to ease off before opening the cooker. Then drain the kidney beans and let it cool down.
  3. Keep ¼ cup kidney beans aside, and make paste of it.
  4. Heat the 2 tbsp ghee into skillet and add garlic and bay leaf. Let it cook for half minute.
  5. Take one green chili spit it into two and add into ghee. Then add tomato puree and also the masala powder and let it cook.
  6. Once the tomato looks to be cooked then add turmeric powder and salt and mix it well
  7. Finally add kidney beans and kidney beans paste into the gravy and add ½ cup water.
  8. Cover the skillet with lid, and let it cook for 10 minutes. Kidney beans curry is ready to serve.
  9. To make cumin rice or jeera rice into microwave, take rice and water into ovenproof bowl, and add cumin seeds and ghee into it.
  10. Set the oven for 12 minutes. And let it cook. Every 4 minutes check the rice, give a stir and add water if needed. Your instant jeera rice is ready to go with kidney beans curry.
1) Kidney beans curry is mostly served with rice, but it also go best with roti or paratha or naan
Recipe by Veggie Food Recipes at https://veggiefoodrecipes.com/rajma-curry-jeera-rice-rajma-chawal/