Saturday, November 27, 2010
Rajma - 1 cup, washed, soaked, cooked
Onions – 1 big, finely chopped
Tomatoes – 2 , chopped
Tomato paste - 1 tbsp (optional, to get extra thickness to the sauce)
Ginger – 1 tbsp grated
Green Chillies – 2 slit in the middle
Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp, chopped
Dhania / cumin powder – 1 tsp.
Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp.( adjust according to taste)
Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
Oil – 2 tbsp.
In a pan pour oil and add onions and fry until translucent.
Add ginger and green chillies and saute.
Add tomatoes , tomato paste and then add red chilli pwd, salt, cumin and fry.
Add the cooked Rajma and mix well. Simmer for 15mins on slow flame, until the beans gets the flavours from the sauce. Add more water if required. Sprinkle garam masala pwd and mix
Garnish with coriander.
Serve hot with steamed rice
Tip: Here's a quick fix for dinner, canned Rajma and Rajma masala powder is available at any grocery stores. If using tinned Rajma, make sure to take off all the water and rinse it before use.