Rajma Lite Recipe

Rajma Lite Recipe

For those who live in countries like USA where the kidney beans are available in cans and are pre soaked - you don't need a pressure cooker - here is a simple recipe for very high tasting healthy Rajma (Kidney beans)


Preparation Time : 20 minutes
Cooking Time : 15 minutes
Total Serving : 4
Ingredients For Rajma Lite Recipe :
  • Red kidney beans (or depending on how much quantity you like) :     2 cans
  • Onion - chopped :     1
  • Small piece of Ginger chopped (optional) :    
  • Garlic chopped :     2-3 cloves
  • Tomatoes :     3 medium chopped fi
  • Cumin powder :     1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder :     1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste :    

Preparation Method for Rajma Lite Recipe :

  • Heat the 2 tablespoon oil in a pan.
  • Add the onions - saute for 4 mins - turn so it does not stick to the pan bottom.
  • Add ginger and garlic and continue to sauté another 1 min - till the mixture turns slight pink (not dark red - that means its burning)
  • Add tomato mix and continue to cook for 5 mins.
  • Add all the powders - cumin, garam masala anything else you like turmeric etc.
  • Add the beans along with the liquid that it comes in with or if you washed them then add some water.
  • Add few pinches of salt - taste the liquid with a spoon and add more salt per taste.
  • Lower the heat and simmer for about 5 to 7 minutes on low heat so everything mixes in well.
  • Serve hot with any bread, rice or just eat it like that - high protein very low fat - no cholesterol.

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