Thursday, April 22, 2010

Rajma Masala


Rajma Masala:

Hurray…! I’m back in my sweet home, after a lovely vacation and joyful memories…!

So Happy to meet you all  again. My heartiest thanks for your warm wishes and love. Its been a bliss to meet all of you, thro your wonderful blogs.

Again,    Rumana Rawat, Yummy Team, PS & Kiran  has given  this inspirational awards to me.  Am very delighted to receive the awards. Thank you very much for your kind love and acknowledgement. I love your blog and the interesting collection of lipsmacking recipes. My loving wishes for your success in blogging...:))

I would like to pass this award to all my charismatic, lovely budding bloggers.

As, I have told, am here with yummy collection of recipes from my Mom & Mil…

Today’s recipe is  Rajma Masala, one of my fav dish. It’s a tasty and healthy side dish for Roti, chapatti and all tiffin menus. Check out and let me know, how u enjoyed it   :)


Ingredients:


·Rajma                                           - 1 cup
·Butter                                            - 2 tbsp
·Cumin seeds                                 - 1 tsp
·Bay leaf                                        - 1
·Asafetida pwd                               - ¼ tsp
·Onion                                            - 2
·Ginger garlic paste                         - 1 tbsp
·Tomato                                         - 2
·Red chilly                                      - 2
·Coriander pwd                               - ½  tbsp
·Garam masala pwd                        - ½ tbsp
·Fresh lemon juice                         - 1 tbsp
·Salt to taste
·Coriander leaves


Method:


1.     Wash and soak Rajma (red kidney beans) overnight.
2.     Pressure cook it until it is soft.
3.     Heat 2 tbsp butter in a thick bottomed pan.
4.     Add cumin seeds, bay leaf, asafetida pwd and allow to crackle.
5.     Add chopped onion and sauté to golden.
6.     Add ginger garlic paste. Fry briefly.
7.     Smash tomatoes and red chilly in blender and add to above.
8.     Allow to cook until, oil separates.
9.     Add turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, coriander pwd, garam masala pwd and salt.
10.  Stir well. Add 1 cup water and allow to cook covered for 5 mins.
11.  Now add cooked rajma along with the stock.
12.  Mix well and further cook in low flame for 5 mins.
13.  Once the Masala attains thick consistency, remove from flame.
14.  Add 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice and stir.
15.  Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
16.  Serve hot with Roti, Chapati, Variety rice or Steamed white rice.




17.  Healthy, tasty and colorful Rajma masala ready to delight you.

33 comments:

  1. Looks perfect and yummy too...

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  2. Yummy Rajma Masala..Congrats on your awards Jay..Good to know that you had a great vacation!!Looking forward to your Mom's and MIL's recipes :)

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  3. Good to see u back... rajma is my favorite.. looks perfect and Yummy:-)

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  4. Hey,
    Happy Earth Day to you. I am new to your blog. Rajma Masala looks splendid! Hope you had a nice time vacationing where-ever you went to and welcome back.

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  5. wonderful presentation..the rajma looks grt....

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  6. Nice to know you had a wonderful time during your vacation....rajma masala looks delicious and lovely pic of it as well

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  7. hope u had a wonderful vacation with ur family..
    the rajma masala looks delicious..lovely picture.

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  8. nice presentation and healthy masala!

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  9. Glad to see u back Jay, seems u had a wonderful vacation...Nutritious Rajma masala looks delicious and loved specially that rajma heart, so cute..

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  10. Welcome back Home dear,,hope u enjoyed ur holidays with ur family.. rajma masala looks great n perfect dear..

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  11. Good to see you back. Yummy Rajma Masala!

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  12. Hy Friends,

    I am so happy to hear from you. I am thankful for your valuable feedback and kind love.

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  13. wonderful presentation..the rajma looks grt....

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  14. perfect with rice.. i love rajma..

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  15. i remember this receipe, long back when i was in bangalore i got this from my gujarathi friend. nice narration. keep it up.

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  16. Welcome back Jay..
    You are back with such healthy & delicious rajama curry..

    Cute presentation!

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  17. Looks wonderful, delicious curry:)

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  18. Rajma looks very delicious...so rich and creamy. Lovely click too :)

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  19. delicious and yummy rajma masala.

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  20. Rajma masala is extremely good and spicy jay.Loved the recipe will surely try this.Glad that you are back.Congrats on your awards.

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  21. Hey Jay, I just realized after seeing your post that I have some rajma sitting in my freezer. Have to use them up.

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  22. Congrats on your awards!

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  23. One of my favorite dishes your rajma looks devine love creamy and thick gravy perfect with rice and hot rotis.

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  24. luv this recipe.luks absolutely delicious!tnx 4 sharing
    u have a lovely blog with wonderful collection of recipes!keep rocking...
    n tnx a lot 4 stopping by 'simply delicious'...

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  25. Delicious and rich curry!

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  26. Thanks for stopping at my blog! What a wonderful collection of recipes. I will visit often.

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  27. Lovely recipe Jay, I loved the photograph too. It looks very rice and you have got a very nice texture!

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  28. finger-licking good dish!!

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  29. Nice to have you back after a wonderful vacation.Rajma Masala looks very delicious.Nice pics.Congrats on your awards.

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  30. Rajma masala looks perfect and inviting !

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  31. Rajma looks very nice and delicious.I should try it once.Like this many delicious and tasteful receipes are there,that website gives many Q & A sites and ask an experts term which will solve as well as suggest to mothers problems.Find and make friends in this site.

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  32. It is my all time favourite. It looks yummy :)

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