Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Rajma Potato Curry

Rajma Potato is another wonderful combination which goes great with roti or rice.

What you need for Rajma Potato Curry:
  • Rajma-1 cup
  • Potato - 1 cubed
  • Onion - 1 chopped
  • Green chilli - 2 slit
  • Ginger - 1 piece grated
  • Red Chilli powder  - 1/2 tbsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tbsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves - a few leaves
The preparation method:
  • Cook the beans with sufficient water in a pressure cooker till done.Throw away the water used to cook the beans. Alternatively cook in a sauce pan on stove top till the beans are soft but not mushy. Turn off the stove. 
  • Heat oil in a wok / deep pan. Add cumin seeds and fresh ginger to it. When they start to brown, add the onion and turmeric powder. Saute till onion turns translucent.
  • Add potato and tomato to it. Cook till potatoes are done. Add a cup of water if needed.
  • Add the cooked beans, chilli powder, salt, coriander powder and cumin powder to the onion - potato mixture. Taste and adjust the quantities of the spices if neccessary and also add some water if the curry is too thick.
  • Let it simmer for 10 - 15 minutes on low to medium flame. Turn off the stove. Garnish with cilantro.
  • Tasty Rajma Potato curry is ready to be served hot with roti or rice.

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