Rajma Chawal —– A simple , nutritive lunch —

This is a typical  North Indian dish which is equally loved by both adult and kids as well.

Rich source of protein from  (kidney beans) and  carbohydrate from ( rice ) together makes an wholesome meal —-

Main Ingredients

  • 250 gms of Red kidney beans (Rajma)
  • 2 medium sized onion paste
  • 5 tsp of ginger garlic paste
  • 2 green chillies
  • 5tsp of curd
  • 2tsp of Red chilli powder
  • 5 tbsp of vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Few sprigs of coriander leaves


Soak overnight the kidney beans in a medium sized bowl in sufficient water since it will almost double its size.

Next morning pressure cook it until soft but not mushy. Keep it aside.

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add in all the paste together , saute it well , now add in the curd, salt ,turmeric powder, red chilli powder , and saute again till oil oozes out .

At this point add in the boiled Rajma together with the leftover water from the pressure cooker (hence we ensure that no nutrients is lost in the process. )

When all the water gets absorbed . Your Rajma is ready to eat with hot steamed rice.

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Yummy. I love this.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. flavours2017 says:

    Thanks Anuradha 😊


  3. Jyoti Rao :) says:

    I love Rajma-chawal. Comfort food for me 🙂 Looks tempting.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. flavours2017 says:

    Thanks dear ❤

    Liked by 1 person

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