Thursday, 12 August 2010

Kidney beans (rajma) with potato curry


Kidney beans (Rajma)and potato curry - A quick simple and fast curry that can be rustled up in minutes when you are short of time. Simple and easy ingredients combined in a spicy gravy a no frills but delicious dish to serve with paratha or rice.

Ingredients:

8 oz precooked kidney beans
2 medium potatoes diced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 tomato finely chopped
1 teaspoon tomato puree
1 teaspoon fresh coriander for garnish(optional)

Method:

1.Heat the oil in a pan , when hot add the mustard seeds.
2. Add the tomatoes and the tomato puree and all the spices.Fry till tomato breaks down
3. Add the potatoes and add 1/2 cup water.
4. Cook for 5 minutes then add the kidney beans.
5. Cook for a further 5-6 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
6.Transfer to serving dish and garnish with coriander.

Serve with boiled rice or roti.

You may like:
Five mixed bean curry

Sending to:
Briciole MLLA-26- event brainchild of Susan of The well seasoned cook

44 comments:

  1. First pic is very good.. very healthy very tasty ..

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  2. Kidney beans with potato... different combination... hope it also tastes different... love it dear...

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  3. bean and potato inot curry, sound really yummy!

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  4. anythin with potato is always welcome :)

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  5. Rajma, a healthy dish which looks pleasant and tasty..do visit my place when u r free..

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  6. What a lovely, easy meal! I'll have to make that to bring for lunch at work someday ... :)

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  7. I too make something similar like this.... Very healthy gravy to enjoy with chapati
    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  8. I love kidney beans and love the combo with potato;

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  9. nice n simple..sounds n looks great dear

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  10. I've not tried kidney beans in curry but it sounds really good.

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  11. Sounds like a nice combo,never tried though..nice one

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  12. Sometimes I too add potatoes and cook kidney beans. A healthy dish...

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  13. A very healthy and delicious combo! The curry looks lovely!

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  14. That is a great como..Looks and sounds good..

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  15. That so simple and Quick Nayna!!! Fwding this link to my hubby!!!Wife Enjoying a holiday!!!Self-cooking,needs some help!!!!

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  16. hey I usually prepare kidney beans but never tried adding potatoes .... next time am gonna prepare it ur way ! Lovely clicks

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  17. Healthy simple dish. Nice one.

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  18. simple and healthy recipe.. looks perfect dear !!

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  19. I love rajma preps a lot.... or just rajma chawal is JANNAT to me.,... but unfortunately I do not find good ones here... I miss the ones I got during my trip to Vaishnu Devi..... This trip I would buy a BIG BAG...... :)

    Ash....
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  20. New to me.. Sounds interesting..

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  21. healthy & rocking combo..looks great.

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  22. very tempting and inviting recipe.

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  23. The kidney bean curry looks so good. Kidney beans shak is my favourite. I make it similar to you but don't add the potatoes.

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  24. looks yum,healthy n delicious...simply mouthwatering..rajma my fav.

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  25. thats a very healthy n simple dish..

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  26. Never made rajma and potato combination! That looks great! Cheers!

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  27. Love kidney beans..This is an awesome combo..

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  28. Had some kidney beans last night too...but just in salad. With curry sounds even more delicious.

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  29. Never added potato in rajma, am sure it will yum!

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  30. A recipe that delivers what it promises. It's nice to have recipes to go to when we don't have much time and still want a nice meal. Thanks for participating.

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  31. These look incredibly delicious. I wish I had one right now! You made them look so beautiful too:)
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    Chennaimoms

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  32. Tasty! It is also a common diet for us.do visit my Mauritian Curry when u get time

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  33. Great, quick and easy store-cupboard meal, thanks!

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  34. This has lots of my favourite things in it. On my 'to try' list.

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