Beetroot rajma masala gravy | Beetroot red kidney beans curry


Beetroot rajma masala gravy


Cuisine Style: North India | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Type: Gravy, Curry | Take With: Roti,Chapati,Paratha,Naan,Rice

Ingredients

  • Beetroot – 1
  • Rajma [Red kidney beans] – 1 cup
  • Tomato – 3 [chopped]
  • Cashew nut paste – ½ cup [ soak cashew nuts in warm milk for 5 min then grind to fine paste]
  • Green chilli – 1 [slit]
  • Onion – 1 [sliced]
  • Garlic – 1 tbsp [grated]
  • Ginger – 1 tbsp [grated]
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Star anise – ¼ pieces
  • Cloves - 2
  • Bay leaves - 1
  • Cinnamon stick – ½ pieces
  • Green cardamom - 2
  • Cumin powder – ½ tbsp
  • Coriander powder – ½ tbsp
  • Pepper powder – a pinch
  • Garam masala powder – ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Red chilli powder – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander leaves – 2 springs [chopped]
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar – ¼ tsp
  • Butter – 2 tbsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Water as needed

Preparation

  • Wash & soak rajma beans overnight then boil in a pressure cooker for 5 whistles.
  • Peel of the beetroot skin then grate.
  • Heat oil & butter in a pan add cumin seeds, cardamom, cloves, star anise, bay leaves, & cinnamon sauté.
  • Add onion sauté till golden brown then add ginger & garlic sauté.
  • Add green chilli & beetroot sauté. Then add 3 tbsp of water cook till soft.
  • Add tomato sauté till soft. Then cut off heat. Leave it for cool. Then remove bay leaves, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon stick, & star anise.
  • Add beetroot mixture in a blender blend nicely.
  • Heat another pan add ground beetroot mixture, boiled rajma, salt, turmeric powder & red chilli powder let it boil.
  • Add cashew nut paste mix well. Then add coriander, cumin, pepper & garam masala powder mix well.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves & cut off heat. Garnish with butter & serve hot with chapatti or rice.

Tip

  • Dry roast kasoori methi then crush, sprinkle over the gravy for rich aroma
  • Add fresh cream at the end.

Beetroot red kidney beans curry

Beetroot red kidney beans curry


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