Saturday, March 22, 2008

Rajmah Masala


Kidney beans - 1 Cup(soaked overnight & boiled separate)

Potato - 2 ea(peeled & diced)

Onion - 1 ea(sliced)

Tomato - 2 ea(pureed)

ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

coriander powder - 1 tsp

cumin powder - 1 tsp

chilli powder - 1 tsp

Garam masala - 1 tsp

green chilli - 2 (slit)

jeera - 2 tsp

cloves - 2 ea

cinnamon - 1 stick

cardamom - 2 ea

oil - 2 tbsp

seasoning - to taste

Coriander leaves - 1/2 bch chopped for ganish

Method :

Temper 3C spices (cinnamon, cardomom & cloves) in oil along with cumin seeds.

Add in the onion until nicely coloured.add in the ginger garlic paste.

once the raw flavour of ginger garlic is cooked add in all the spice powders & cook till the raw flavour is cooked.

Add in the pureed tomato & cook till a fine gravy is made.

Add in the potato & simmer until the potato is cooked which also helps the gravy to get thick as it gives starch.

Add in the separately cooked kidney beans & finish off with seasoning & chopped coriander leaves.

Serve hot with chappathi or roti.


  1. hai this so many incredients but so tastee very nice

  2. looks good..I make this in a slightly diff way

  3. delicious! I love this curry with chapatis.

  4. thxs divya & uma.chappathi and rice sidedish also.

  5. wow!love these!looks yummmmmmmmmm

  6. i always love this Masala Sripriya..Thank you for visiting my blog..

  7. thanks for visiting my site Sri! you have a great one too..I'm seeing a lot of new things here:)



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