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A world famous recipe from the kitchens of Punjab, this makes for a delicious and wholesome meal when served with chawal.

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Rajma recipe - How to make Rajma

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  1. Drain the water from the rajma, wash and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds and cinnamon.
  3. When they crackle, add the onions and sauté for a few minutes till they turn translucent.
  4. Add the ginger and green chillies and sauté for a few more minutes.
  5. Add the soaked rajma, alongwith 3 cups of water, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt. Pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles.
  6. When the pressure is released, add the dry mango powder and black salt, mix well and simmer for a few more minutes.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

RECIPE SOURCE : Punjabi SubzisBuy this cookbook

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 on 07 Nov 12 09:54 AM

 on 16 Aug 12 02:38 PM

tastes wonderful... nd very easy nd simple steps :)
 on 12 Jul 11 01:23 PM

 on 22 Apr 11 03:48 PM

 on 25 Feb 11 03:40 PM

Rajma is a great source of protein and we have this with the family once a week. Rajma along with home made whole wheat bread or buns is the ideal combo for a healthy meal.