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Rajma Dal



Rajma Dal is a popular Indian dish made with red kidney beans (rajma) and spices. It is usually served with steamed rice or roti. The dish is a staple in North India and is often cooked in a pressure cooker to reduce the cooking time of the beans. Rajma Dal is a nutritious and flavorful dish that is high in protein and fiber as well as iron and calcium.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Rajma (Red Kidney Beans)

1 cup

Onion, chopped


Tomato, chopped


Green Chillies, chopped



1 teaspoon

Garlic paste

Cumin Seeds

1 teaspoon

Coriander Powder

1 teaspoon

Red Chilli Powder

1 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder

1/2 teaspoon

Garam Masala

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Coriander Leaves for garnishing



Step 1:

Soak the Rajma overnight in enough water.

Step 2:

Drain the water and pressure cook the Rajma with 2 cups of water for 4-5 whistles.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.

Step 4:

When the cumin seeds start to crackle, add the chopped onion and sauté till it turns golden brown.

Step 5:

Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

Step 6:

Add the chopped tomatoes and cook till they become soft.

Step 7:

Add the coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and garam masala and mix well.

Step 8:

Add the cooked Rajma and mix well.

Step 9:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 10:

Cook for 5-7 minutes on low flame.

Step 11:

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 11523 users have chowed down on Rajma Dal a whopping 26000 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chandigarh, Delhi, Lucknow, Bengaluru, Kolkata are the top 5 cities gobbling up Rajma Dal like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Rajma Dal, our users are head over heels in may, july, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Rajma Dal is the food of choice for 19-23 male, with people of 15-20 BMI also on board.

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