rajma (kidney beans)- 150 gm
chopped onion - 1
chopped tomato - 2
chopped green chilli - 1
cumin seeds - half tsp
ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
curry powder - 1 tsp
chilli powder - half tsp
cumin powder - half tsp
coriander powder- 1 tsp
coconut paste - 2-3 tbsp (optional)
chopped corinader leaves - 2 tbsp
curry leaves - few
oil- 2 tbsp
salt - to taste.
Soak the kidney beans overnight in a bowl of water.
In a pressure cooker add enough water with soaked kidney beans and cook for 3-4 whistles until the beans are soft,Drain the water and keep aside.
In a pan heat oil and fry the cumin seeds,curry leaves,until splutter,add the chopped onions fry for a minute.Add ginger garlic paste and stir fry it, then add chopped chilli, fry it, add curry powder,cumin powder,coriander powder,chilli powder and salt .stir for a minute.
Add the cooked beans and again stir it.
You can have like this as spicy rajma sundal.
Close the lid and cook for another five minutes.
Open the lid and garnish with coriander leaves. Rajma Masala is now ready to serve.
If you like to add coconut paste, add with half cup of water if necessary then add salt to taste.Simmer the stove for another five minutes.Now Rajma Gravy is ready.
Serve Rajma Masala or Gravy with Chappathi or Plain rice.