Rajma a well known dish with kidney beans is one of my favorite dishes to cook and enjoy with jeera rice i.e. cumin rice. It is quite similar but not same like Vegetarian Bean chilli.... —PistachioDoughnut
Rajma - Kidney beans in tomato and onion
Red Kidney beans washed, soaked almost for 6 hours and boiled
Take oil in a pan, add cumin seeds to it after few seconds,add cloves, cinnamon stick, bay leaf and add the garlic and onions and saute till the onions are translucent. Add the tomatoes and cook it till the tomatoes look cooked, add all the dry spices and mix it well. After few minutes , add the boiled Kidney beans and mash the boiled potato and add it to the beans mixture. Add 1 cup of water and let it simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
Garnish it with coriander leaves
Heat 1/2 tbsp ghee in a pan, add the cumin seeds and cloves, then the washed rice , toast the rice a little while and then add the salt and water and cook it till the rice is cooked.
Once cooked , drizzle the remaining 1/2 tbsp of ghee and chopped coriander leaves to it. Serve it with Rajma, along with raita or papad and pickle.
You can also serve it with roti or chapati also..