Rajma Curry For Rice

Here is a delicious recipe for rajma curry for rice. Rajma curry is quite popular in the Punjabi households. It is a comfort food for many.


400 gms Rajma (Red kidney beans)
2 onions
3 tomatoes
2 green chilly
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1tsp red chilly powder
1tsp garam masala powder
1tbsp tomato ketchup
Salt to taste
1 tblsp oil
corriander leaves to garnish

How to make Rajma Curry:

  • If using fresh Rajma, soak it and cook in a pressure cooker with little salt and keep it aside.
  • Grate the onions. Heat the oil and fry onions till golden brown.
  • Add cut green chillies and finely chopped tomatoes.
  • Add turmeric, chilly and garam masala powders with required amount of salt.
  • Remember even canned beans contain salt.
  • Cook till oil seperates. Add the rajma with little water and ketchup and let it cook for another 10 minutes in a low flame.
  • Garnish with coriader leaves and serve with Cumin(Jeera) rice.