How to make Rajma Hara Masala - Rajma cooked in green chutney with some masalas.

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Main Ingredients : Kidney beans (राजमा), Fresh coriander

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Rajma Hara Masala Recipe Card

Rajma Hara Masala

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Rajma Hara Masala checkout Rajma Rasmisa, Pungent Feijoada, Lobio, Rajma Masala . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Baked Bread And Vegetable Pudding, Ananas Menaskai, Palak Babycorn Sabzi, Melanzane Calabre.

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Rajma Hara Masala Recipe

  • Kidney beans (rajma), boiled 1 cup

  • Fresh coriander medium bunch 1/2 medium

  • medium bunch medium bunch 1/2 medium

  • Green chillies 1-2

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Grind together fresh coriander, fresh mint and green chillies with some water. Add onion, garlic and ginger and grind to a fine paste.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté till fragrant. Add asafoetida and prepared paste, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 3

Add cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and chilli powder and mix well. Add ½ cup water, mix and bring to boil.

Step 4

Add salt and kidney beans, mix, cover and cook for 5-7 minutes.Add garam masala powder, mix, cover and cook for a minute.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with ginger juliennes.