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Kidney beans (Rajma) curry
Published On: 09 Nov 2013
English: Kidney Beans
telugu: Chikkuduginjalu / Nallachikkudu
Bengali: Barbati Beej / Raajma
Oriya: Baragudi Chhuin / Rajma
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
telugu: Nirulli / Ullipayalu / Yerra Gaddalu
kannada: Ulligadde / Erulli / Neeruli
hindi: Pyaz / Dungri / Kanda
Bengali: Pyajj / Piyaz
Gujarati: Dungri / Kanda
Konkani: Sawalo / Piyavu
telugu: Tametokai / Ramamulaga (Pandu/Kaya)
kannada: Tomaato Hannu
Oriya: Bilati Baigana
telugu: Allam / Allamu / Sonthi
kannada: Shunti / Alla / Ashi Shunti / Ardraka
hindi: Adrak / Adu / Soonth
Gujarati: Aadu / Soonth
Urudu: Adrak / Adhrak
English: Chilli Powder
telugu: Erra Mirapa Kayalu / Yendu Mirapakayalu
kannada: Molaku / Kempu Menasinakai / Ona Menasinakai
hindi: Lal Mirch
Bengali: Paka Lanka / Lal Mirch / Lankamorich
Gujarati: Lal Marcha
Konkani: Sukki Saangi /Suke Miriyasang
Marathi: Lal Mirchi / Mirchya
Oriya: Lanka / Nali Lankamaricha
Punjabi: Lal Mirch
Kashmiri: Marach Wangun
English: Coriander Powder
kannada: Kottambari Beeja / Haveeja
hindi: Dhania / Dhana
Bengali: Dhonay / Dhaniya
Gujarati: Dhana / Dhaniya / Kothmiri / Libdhaba
Konkani: Kottambari / Konpir
Marathi: Dhane / Kothimir
Kashmiri: Deaniwal / Kothambalari
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
Bengali: Laban / Noone
Soak the kidney beans overnight. Drain them well and rinse in cold water before using.
Place it in the cooker with salt, turmeric powder and enough water to cook for about 10- 12 minutes on medium flame.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add cumin seeds and chopped onion. Saute till it turns translucent.
Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
Add chilli powder, garam masala powder and some salt.
Add chopped tomatoes and mix well with all the ingredients.
Add a little cooked beans water/stock. Mix well.
Cover with a lid and cook for 2 minutes.
Add kasuri methi powder.
Add cooked kidney beans from the cooker and mix nicely with the other ingredients. Cook for 1 - 2 minutes.
Smash a few kidney beans with a ladle to thicken the gravy.
Transfer the contents to a bowl and serve.
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
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