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Rajma Masala



Rajma Masala is a popular North Indian dish made with red kidney beans cooked in a spicy tomato-based gravy. It is best served with steamed rice or roti. The use of spices such as cumin, coriander, garam masala, turmeric, and red chili powder, is what imparts flavour to this dish. Rajma Masala is a hearty dish that is sure to please everyone.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Rajma (Red Kidney Beans)

2 cups


1 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

ginger-garlic paste

1 teaspoon

onion, finely chopped


tomatoes, finely chopped


coriander powder

1 teaspoon

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

tsp turmeric powder


Salt to taste

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Soak the Rajma overnight in enough water.

Step 2:

Drain the water and pressure cook the Rajma with 2 cups of water and salt 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 ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add the chopped onion and sauté till it turns golden brown.

Step 6:

Add the chopped tomatoes and cook till they become soft and mushy.

Step 7:

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

Step 8:

Add the cooked Rajma and mix well.

Step 9:

Cook for 5-7 minutes on low flame.

Step 10:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with chapatis or rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 82960 users have chowed down on Rajma Masala a whopping 168613 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Rajma Masala, our users are head over heels in september, but the interest cools down in august.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Rajma Masala is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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