Rajma Masala (Hansol Doh)

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Ingredients

  • Cumin seeds
  • 2
    Bay leaves
  • Cinnamon stick
  • 2
    Red onions
    chopped
  • Green chilies
  • 2
    tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2
    cups Tomato purée
    or use pastas or tinned tomatoes
  • Coriander pow
  • Turmeric
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Red chili powder
  • 4-5
    cups Water
  • Garam masala
  • Coriander leaves
  • Kasuri methi
  • Rajma (kidney beans)
  • 3-4
    Chilies
  • 2
    tbsp Chopped coriander/cilantro

Instructions

1
Sauté Cumin seeds,2 Bay leaves , Cinnamon stick until fragrant
2
Add the 2 Red onions (chopped). Sauté til golden brown. If you want it restaurant style, you can now purée the onions to give the dish a smoother overall texture!
3
Add the Green chilies & 2 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste. Cook 1-2 minutes
4
Add fresh 2 cups Tomato purée (or use pastas or tinned tomatoes). Cook for 3-4 min
5
Add the dry spices: Turmeric, Red chili powder, Coriander pow, Salt (to taste)
6
Add pre-soaked kidney beans. Salt to taste. Add 4-5 cups Water . Cover with lid & simmer to reduce. Opt-you can also add julienned ginger + slit green chili
7
Add the chopped fresh Coriander leaves, Garam masala, Kasuri methi (optional: 2tsp lemon juice); optional: add 2tbsp of cream
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