Simple Rajma Curry Recipe

Rajma masala or Indian red kidney bean is a famous punjabi vegeterian curry from north india. Try this wonderful recipes with boiled or jeera rice. This is a very popular indian brunch dish cooked on holidays.


  • 150 gms Kidney Beans (Rajma)
  • 2 medium sized Onion (Pyaj)
  • 1 large Tomato (Tamatar)
  • 2 Green chilli (Hari mirch)
  • 1 tblsp Ginger-garlic (Adrak-Lasun) Paste
  • 1/2 tspn Garam masala Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander (Dhania) Powder
  • 3/4 tsp Salt (Namak)

How to make simple rajma curry:

  1. Soak the rajma overnight.
  2. Boil in a pressure cooker till tender.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onions and ginger garlic paste.
  4. Cook till brown.
  5. Add the tomatoes, green chillies and cook till pulpy.
  6. Add coriander powder, salt and 2 cups water and boil well.
  7. Add the rajma and cook on a low flame for about 10 minutes.
  8. Add the garam masala powder and cook further for another 15 minutes or till the gravy thickens.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  10. Serve hot with steamed rice.