Rajma Recipe

Rajma Recipe

serves 4 to 5

Shopping List*

  • 1 Inspired Indian Rajma Spice Kit
  • 2 cans red kidney beans
  • 1 tbs butter
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 1-inch cube fresh ginger
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • vegetable oil
  • salt
  • 1 small red onion and cilantro for garnish (optional)

*see Variations below




Peel and finely chop onion. Heat 1 tablespoon oil on medium. Add WHOLE SPICES and stir for 1 minute. Add chopped onion and sauté 7 - 10 minutes until lightly browned.


Peel and finely grate ginger and garlic. Add to pan and sauté 1 minute. Add MASALA POWDER, 1 tablespoon butter, and 2 tablespoons water. Sauté 2 minutes.


Drain and rinse red kidney beans. Add to pan with tomato sauce, 1 cup warm water, and 1 teaspoon salt. Reduce to low, cover. and simmer 15 minutes; stir occasionally.


Add salt and lemon juice to taste. Boil with lid off to thicken curry, if desired.


(Optional) Garnish with finely chopped red onion and cilantro.

Note: Larger whole spices are not meant to be eaten. Remove before serving or instruct diners to avoid/remove while eating.



  • to make vegan, substitute non-dairy spread or vegetable oil for butter
  • for an extra-rich flavor, substitute ghee for butter and/or vegetable oil
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