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MASALA RAJMA CHAWAL/ RED KIDNEY BEANS CURRY WITH RICE

IMG_4655Today i am posting a very healthy and delicious dish which is rich in Iron, Protein and Carbohydrates, you can say its a wholesome meal. Rajma Chawal is the specialty of Sialkot (a very famous city of Province Punjab), this dish is taught by a Family friend living in Sialkot. You will like this simple recipe..Try is must..:)

INGREDIENTS FOR MASALA RAJMA/RED BEANS:

Red beans (soak them overnight)1 cup
Oil3tbsp
Onion1 medium chopped
Tomatoes1 medium chopped
Ginger/garlic powder1 tsp
Saltto taste
Red chilli powder1 tsp
Turmeric /haldi powder 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder1/2 tsp
Garam masala/ all spice powder1/2 tsp
Green coriander/chilliesas needed
Lemon juice1 tsp

METHOD:

  • In a pan add oil and onion , fry till light brown then add ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
  • Now add tomatoes and few drops of water, mix well and add red chilli powder, salt, turmeric powder and coriander powder.
  • Fry all spices till oil separates.Add red beans with 3 cups water and cover with lid.
  • Let it cook till tender and thick.
  • Sprinkle all spice powder ,green coriander, green chillies and lemon juice.
  • Let it simmer for 5-10 minutes and serve with Zeera Rice.

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INGREDIENTS FOR ZEERA/CUMIN RICE:

Rice1 cup
Onion 1 small ,sliced
Cumin seeds/zeera1tsp
Green chilli2
Mint leaves6-7
Saltto taste
Oil2 tbsp
Water2 cups

METHOD:

  • In a pot add oil and sliced onion saute till soft then add cumin seeds and green chillies, fry for few seconds and then add mint leaves and water.
  • Add washed rice and salt in it.Let it cook till water absorb now simmer for five minutes and serve hot.

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