Rajma sundal is a south indian recipe of a no onion no garlic stir fried rajma beans with spices and coconut.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time38 mins
For pressure cooking rajma
- 1 cup Kidney beans (rajma)
- Enough water For soaking rajma overnight
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- 4 cups Water For pressure cooking rajma
Other ingredients for rajma sundal
- 1 to 2 tablespoon Sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (rai)
- 1 teaspoon Urad dal (split black gram)
- 12 to 15 Curry leaves (kadi patta)
- 2 Dry red chilies (sookhi lal mirch)
- 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
- Salt as required
- 2 to 3 tablespoon Fresh grated coconut
preparation to make rajma sundal
Rinse and soak 1 cup rajma (kidney beans) overnight or for 8 to 9 hours in enough water.
Next day drain the water and rinse the rajma beans with fresh water.
In a pressure cooker, add the soaked rajma. Also add 1 teaspoon salt and 4 cups water. pressure cook the rajma till they are completely cooked.
Then drain the water and keep the cooked rajma aside.
making rajma sundal
Heat 1 to 2 tablespoon sesame oil in a pan or kadai.
Add 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (rai) and 1 teaspoon split black gram (urad dal).
The mustard seeds will crackle and the urad dal will get browned.
They almost take the same time to cook on a low flame.
Once the urad dal gets golden then add 12 to 15 curry leaves (kadi patta), 2 dry red chilies (sookhi lal mirch) and 1 pinch of asafoetida (hing).
Fry for few seconds till the red chillies change color.
Now add the cooked rajma beans and salt as required.
Stir gently and saute for 3 to 4 minutes on a low to medium flame.
Switch off the flame and add 2 to 3 tablespoon fresh grated coconut.
Serve the rajma sundal as prashad or naivedyam.
- This recipe can be doubled.
Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 754mg | Potassium: 706mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 328IU | Vitamin B1 (Thiamine): 1mg | Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): 1mg | Vitamin B3 (Niacin): 36mg | Vitamin B6: 1mg | Vitamin C: 94mg | Vitamin E: 1mg | Vitamin K: 6µg | Calcium: 65mg | Vitamin B9 (Folate): 540µg | Iron: 4mg | Magnesium: 75mg | Phosphorus: 205mg | Zinc: 1mg