Rajma Sabzi is a dish made of kidney beans cooked in to a thick gravy using tomato onion paste & spices. This is a very well know dish in Punjab as rajma chawal, which can also be served along with roti or chapati.


  • Soaked kidney beans (rajma) – 2 cup
  • Potato – 1 cup
  • Tomato puree – 1 cup
  • Oil – 4 tbs
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tbs
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tbs
  • Coriander powder – 1 tbs
  • Cumin powder (jeera) – 1/2 tbs
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tbs
  • Chopped onion – 1/2 cup
  • Salt to taste

Ingredients for masala pastemasala

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 5-6 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbs ginger

Stir fry all the masala ingredients and make a smooth paste


Step – 1   Pressure cook rajma and potato with water for 2-3 whistles.

Step – 2   Heat the oil in a kadhai, add chopped onions, masala paste and saute on a medium flame for 2-3 min.


Step – 3   Now add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, jeera powder, garam masala powder and stir for 1-2 min on a medium flame.masal-mix.jpg

Step – 4   Add tomato puree and cook for 2-3 min on a medium flame.

Step – 5   Add the boiled rajma, potatoes pieces and cook for 1-2 min.rajma-aloo

Step – 6   Add 2 cup of rajma stock (boiled rajma water), salt and cook for 4-5 min. Once the gravy is thick switch off heat.rajma-sabji

Step – 7   Garnish with coriander & serve warm along with rice or roti.

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