Cheesy Rajma Recipe

Cheesy Rajma is a delicious and comforting Indian dish made with kidney beans cooked in a rich and creamy tomato gravy, topped with melted cheese. This dish is packed with flavors and is perfect for a hearty meal. The creamy texture of the gravy combined with the gooey cheese makes it a crowd-pleaser. Serve it with rice or naan bread for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Cheesy Rajma Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Kidney Beans, Soaked Overnight
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 inch Ginger, Grated
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Pureed
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Grated Cheese
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Cheesy Rajma Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by soaking the kidney beans overnight and then pressure cook them until tender.
  • STEP 2.In a separate pan, heat oil and sauté onions, garlic, and ginger until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add tomatoes, spices, and cooked kidney beans to the pan and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Transfer the mixture to a baking dish, sprinkle grated cheese on top, and bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 5.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or naan bread.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the kidney beans overnight helps in reducing the cooking time.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • For a healthier version, you can use low-fat cheese or skip the cheese altogether.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Cheesy Rajma can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat it in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
  • Serve it as a main dish with rice or naan bread, or as a side dish with other Indian curries.
Nutrition
value
313
calories per serving
9 g Fat16 g Protein41 g Carbs17 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    9g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Carbs
    41g
  • Fiber
    17g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    41g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Fiber
    17g

Fats

  • Fat
    9g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    127mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    975mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    288mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    32mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    157mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    320mg
  • Selenium
    16mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp