Thursday, August 20, 2009

Rajma Curry

Ing :
rajma 1 cup
ginger garlic paste 1/2 tsp
green chillies 2 slit lengthwise
onions 1- 2 finely chopped (add in more depending on the consistency of the gravy)
tomatoes 3 medium
whole spice (bay leaf,cinnamon stick, star anise) 2 each
cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
corriander powder 1 tsp
red chilli powder 1 tsp
cumin powder 1/2 tsp
turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
amchoor powder 1/4ts
garam masala pd 1/2 tsp
salt to taste
corriander leaves to garnish
Wash and soak rajma over nite or for 8 hrs, heat oil in the pressure cooker, add in the whole spice, saute for 2 mins till nice fragrance , then add in the chopped onions and cook till they turn light brown add in the green chillies then add in the ginger garlic paste ,cook till the raw smell disappears, then add in all the powders, saute well for about 3-4 minutes, then add in the chopped tomatoes, till the oil leaves out on the sides. Add in the rajma mix well with spices and add salt to taste, then pour in 1- 2 cup of water(depending on the consistency of the gravy) and pressure cook for 4 whistle, garnish with corriander leaves.
Goes well with hot steamed rice, or parathas..

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