Rajma Masala - राजमा | Homemade Punjabi Main Course | Recipe by Smita Deo in Marathi | Rajma Curry

  • 7 years ago
Watch and learn how to make Rajma at home from our chef Smita Deo on Ruchkar Mejwani.

Rajma is a healthy and nutritious Punjabi vegetarian main course recipe that is prepared with kidney beans (rajma) and onion - tomato gravy. This is a simple curry that goes best with steamed rice.


2 tbsp Oil
2 tbsp Ginger, chopped
2 tbsp Garlic, chopped
3 Onions, chopped
4 Tomatoes, chopped
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
2 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
2 tsp Coriander Seeds Powder
1 tsp Cumin Seeds Powder
1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
2 Cups Kidney Beans (Rajma), boiled
Salt to taste


- In a pan heat some oil.
- Add chopped ginger and garlic. Saute for a minute.
- Add chopped onions and mix well. Let the onions become golden brown. Then add tomatoes. Mix everything well.
- Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander & cumin seeds powder. Mix well till it releases oil.
- Then add cooked kidney beans along with some water.
- Add salt and mix well.
- Add garam masala powder and give a stir.
- Cover it with a lid and let the rajma cook for 10 minutes.
- Serve this piping hot rajma with steamed rice.