Punjabi Rajma

Who doesn't like rajma-chawal? Learn this homely rajma recipe from Seema aunty and get rocking in the kitchen.

Punjabi Rajma
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  1. In a pressure cooker, add soaked rajma
  2. Add 1 1/2 tsp salt
  3. Put the lid on the pressure cooker for the rajma to cook
  4. TIP: Cook upto 2-3 whistles
  5. For the masala: On a high flame, heat 2 tbsp oil
  6. Once the oil is heated, add 2 sliced onions
  7. TIP: Make the flame slow for the rajma to cook once the whistles are complete
  8. Once the onions are sauteed, add the puree of 4 tomatoes
  9. Stir well
  10. Now add 2 tbsp garlic-ginger paste
  11. Add salt according to taste
  12. Add 1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  13. Mix well
  14. TIP: Cool the masala before making it into puree in the mixer
  15. TIP: The consistency of the masala puree should be thick
  16. Add the pureed masala to the rajma
  17. Now add 1 tsp garam masala, jeera powder & dhaniya powder
  18. Mix well
  19. Add 2 tbsp kasturi methi & coriander leaves
  20. Mix well
  21. TIP: If required, add water to make the gravy thinner
  22. Simmer & boil for 5-7 minutes
  23. Ready to serve

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