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Rajma - -1 cup
Rice- 1 cup
Coriander and curry leaves.
Green chillies-2
Tomato - 1
Salt to taste
Chopped Onion-1(Medium)
Coconut milk-2 cup
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
Bay leaves-2
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Cloves -- 2
Cinnamon sticks - -3



1) Heat a 3 tbsps of ghee in a pressure cooker.Add onion,fry them till onion becomes transparent.
2) Add bayleaves,curry ,coriander leaves and finely chopped tomato.Fry till tomato is cooked well.
3) Then add ginger - garlic paste.Fry them till the raw smell goes.
4) Add rajma,chilli powder,green chillies, and garam masala powder.Add little water and mix well.

5) Pressure cook for 3 whistles.Allow the steam to leave .
6) Then ,add rice to the mixture and mix well.Then add 1/2 cup of coconut milk .Add salt to taste.Leave for 3 whistles.Turn off the flame.

Serve hot with raitha or any spicy vegetable kurma.
Sending this to JFI : Rajma hosted at Dilse , event started by Indira of Mahanadhi .

Only event , Cooking with soya by preethi, initially started by Pari .


my kitchen said…
Healthy & delicious
priya said…
yummy....this is new to me....must try this!..healthy too!
Very healthy & easy.....
Priya Suresh said…
Delicious rice dish!
Vidya Rao said…
Thats a quickie..looks healthy too!
Suparna said…
looks delicious, indeed this is one of the quickest recipes :)
The brinjal thuvial looks good too.
Unknown said…
Nice recipe..Looks so healthy and delicious!so this rice must taste amazing!!!
Namitha said…
Interesting recipe..
Sanjana said…
Yummy rice dish here Shama! Hope to give it a go soon!
Unknown said…
I posted a quick rice recipe too..yours look yumm
I love this rice..looks simple n yummy
Sushma Mallya said…
looks yummy and an interesting one too
Nandinis food said…
It's the quick rice recipe! It's delicious and yummy and beautiful and...!
Sanghi said…
Delicious dear, will send my entry soon for the event da, have in drafts will post it soon..!
Tina said…
Nice recipe. Healthy and delicious....
Hi Shama..

First time here i think..
Wonderful blog..Following u..:)
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Unknown said…
Pls come n collect ur award from my blog deard
Raks said…
Sounds and looks great Shyama!
nice and easy one again...
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Vijitha said…
Hey Shama
Thats one healthy dish dear! Looks great!
Magia da Inês said…
Olá amiga!
Conheci seu cantinho... lindo, criativo, nutritivo e delicioso!...
Amei mesmo!!!
Parabéns pelo seu trabalho!
Espero você em:
Uma ótima semana!
Itabira - Brasil
Uma said…
looks so delicious.
Srikitchen said…
wow! looks delicious!
Unknown said…
rice look perfect shama... do we have to soak Rajma overnight??? just curious
Yummy.The last time I made did not cook.What is ur recommendation.?
Unknown said…
SOrry about that. Have included your entry in the roundup!

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Red Chillies - 25 gms
Coriander seeds - 15 gms
Cumin seeds - 10 gms
Black Pepper- 10 gms
Biriyani Leaf- 3
Cloves - 10 gms
Dried and fried Garlic cloves - 10 nos
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Staranise - few
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Mustard - 1 tsp
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Kuskus - 1 tsp


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2) Store them in an air tight container.

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