No Onion No Garlic Rajma

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Yields: 4 Servings Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 40 Mins Total Time: 50 Mins
No Onion No Garlic Rajma Image

No Onion No Garlic Rajma

  • Author: Mish
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


There are many of us who don’t eat onions and garlic. So I wanted to share a re pie that tastes yummy even without these two ingredients. Try it and you’ll see!



  • 1½ cup Rajma or Red Kidney Beans – washed and soaked or two cans
  • 3 Tomato – medium pureed
  • 1 tsp Asafetida/Hing Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds or Jeera
  • 1 tsp Rock Salt – (you can use table salt also)
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 2 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • ½ cup Curd



  1. Wash and soak the rajma for at least 5 to 6 hours or overnight.
  2. In a pressure cooker put rajma and 4 cups of water, 1tsp salt and 1tsp turmeric powder and cook the rajma till it becomes soft.
  3. After one whistle reduce the flame and cook for 20 minutes.
  4. Open the pressure cooker only when all the pressure is released.
  5. Keep it aside. Or open two cans cooked rajma. Drain the liquid.


  1. Heat oil in a kadai, put jeera and let it splutter.
  2. Now add tomato puree.
  3. Mix it well now add salt, chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, ginger paste and asafetida.
  4. Mix all the ingredients well and sauté on medium heat.
  5. Once all the moisture from the masala evaporates add yogurt.
  6. Mix it well with the masala well and let it cook on low heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. Now add the cooked rajma and stir well.
  8. Add 1 cup of water and adjust the consistency of rajma.
  9. Cover and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  10. Add some ghee and mix well( optional)
  11. Garnish with some fresh coriander and serve with steamed rice.

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