Pic courtsey Bryan Scott


Red Kidney Beans (rajma) : 200 gms; Bay Leaf : 1 no;

Black Cardamom ( badi ilaichi ) : 1 no; Onions ( large ) : 2 no;

Tomatoes ( large ) : 3 no; Ginger Garlic Paste : 2 tsp;

Red Chilli Powder : 1-2 tsp; Garam Masala Powder : 1/2 tsp;

Curd : 1 Tb; Salt to taste; Oil : 2 Tb.


Boil rajma with cardamom and bay leaf and salt till completely cooked. In oil, saute onions till translucent. Then add the ginger garlic paste and saute till brown. Now add the tomatoes and saute till soft. Then add the masala powders and curd and saute till oil leaves the sides. Now add the boiled rajma and water and simmer till you get required consistancy.