Virat Indian Recipes

Virat Indian Recipes

Rajma (Kidney Beans Curry)

  • Serves: 10
  • Pressure Cooking Time 20 minutes
  • Source:
    Manufacturer Exporter of Pressure Cookers


10 g
12 flakes
vegetable oil
1/2 cup
whole dry red kashmiri chillies
onions grated
2 large (300 g)
tomatoes chopped
3 large (450 g)
red chilli powder
1 tbsp
5.5 tsp
kidney beans soaked overnight or in hot water for 2 hours and drained
2.5 cups
4.25 cups
garam masala powder
1 tsp


Grind ginger and garlic into a paste. Heat oil in cooker for about 3 minutes. Add chillies. Stir for a few seconds. Add onions and fry till golden brown. Add ginger-garlic paste. Stir for a few seconds. Add tomatoes, chilli powder and salt. Cook till tomatoes are pulpy and oil shows separately (approximately 5 minutes), stirring occasionally. Add beans and water. Stir. Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 20 minutes. Remove cooker from heat. Allow to cool naturally. Open cooker. Partially mash beans with back of a ladle till gravy is creamy. Add garam masala powder. Stir. Serve hot.

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