Saturday, July 18, 2009


Today in the kitchen i thought of cooking some thing different with rajma and black uraddal, and I made a gravy with butter ,it came out very good,I used all the healthy ingredients in this recipe.I am sending this healthy recipe to Sunday Snacks-Spill the bean guest hosted by priya of and also to MLLA-13Th helping guest hosted by sunshinemom , event started by susan of

  1. Rajma/red kidney beans: 1/2 cup
  2. Black moongdal/black uraddal-1/2 cup
  3. Butter-4 table spoons
  4. Kasuri methi-1/2 teaspoon
  5. Mint leaves chopped-2 teaspoons
  6. Finely chopped onion-1/2 cup
  7. Finely chopped tomato-1 medium
  8. Green chilis chopped lengthwise-4 to 6
  9. Chole masala powder-1/2 teaspoon
  10. Subji masala powder-1 teaspoon
  11. Turmeric-1/4Th teaspoon
  12. Red chili powder- 1 teaspoon
  13. Jeera/cumin-1/2 teaspoon
  14. Mustard-1/2 teaspoon
  15. Cilantro-3 teaspoon
  16. Ginger garlic paste-1 teaspoon
  17. Salt-to taste

  1. Soak rajma and uraddal overnight in water
  2. Drain the water and pressure cook together for 4 to 5 whistles or until it becomes nice paste.
  3. Heat 2 teaspoons of butter and add cumin seeds,mustard seeds,turmeric crushed kasuri methi and mint leaves.
  4. once they splutter add green chili's ,ginger garlic paste,and onions.fry until onions turn to a nice golden add the chopped tomatoes and saute well.
  5. Add chole masala powder and saute well.When tomatoes gets cooked all the rajma mixture ,then add some water.
  6. When rajma reaches boiling point add remaining butter, red chili powder,salt and subji masala powder.stir well
  7. Garnish with cilantro and simmer it for 10 minutes.
  8. Serve hot with rumali roti/tandoori roti