Rajma Aloo

Ingredients (Translation)

1 cup rajma
Salt to taste
1 medium size tomato
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds powder
1/2 tsp coriander seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp garam masala powder
2 boiled potatoes
1 tsp ginger paste
2 cloves
A bit of cinnamon
1 cardamom
2 tsp oil
2 tsp gram flour

Soak the rajmas overnight and pressure cook them till soft. Grind tomatoes with coriander seeds, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom.

Heat oil, add cumin seeds and the tomato paste. Also add turmeric powder, ginger paste, red chilli powder, cumin seeds powder, garam masala and salt to taste. Allow it to cook for five minutes. Add the rajma along with water it was cooked in and potatoes cut into cubes. Let it cook for five minutes.

Add a paste of gram flour and water to cook on sim for 2 more minutes to get a thick gravy.

Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves. Serve with hot rotis or Jeera rice.

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Cynthia said...

What is rajma?

And a very happy new year to you and the family!

Asha said...

I made Rajma dish too, will post next week. Looks good and I love the taste as well.

Laavanya said...

I have an aloo-rajma gravy in my drafts too :) Yours looks nice and creamy. Happy New year.

Namratha said...

yummy Rajma, Easy, you seem to know all my fav dishes, you are always making them...hehe :-D

Seema said...

Nice one.. your dish looks so creamy & rich! A perfect one to go with rotis.. Love Rajma Chawal too!

Sagari said...

looks yummy happy new year

EC said...

@ Cynthia...Happy new year to u too.. Rajma is kidney beans, i forgot to add that

@ Asha...Even i like the taste, waiting for your version

@ Laavanya..Thanks, wish u a happy new year too..Will wait for ur version the gravy

@ Namratha...We both like the same tastes i suppose...

@ Seema... I had some of them with rotis and some with rice tooo..

Thanks all of you for ur comments

TBC said...

Rajma-aloo sounds good. I've never added aloo while making rajma. The addition of some besan is a nice touch.

Cynthia said...

Oh ok, thank you :)

EC said...

Thanks TBC for your comments

Always welcome Cynthia

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