Dahi Rajma

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Dahi Rajma


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :8 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 8 Hr 15 Min


Serves : 2
  • 1/2 cup rajma (kidney beans), soaked overnight

  • 1 cup yoghurt, well beaten

  • 1/2 tsp. salt or to taste

  • 1/4 tsp. roasted cumin powder

  • 1 tbsp. oil

  • 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds

  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds

  • 2 red chilies

  • 1 sprig curry leaves

  • 1/4 tsp. red chili flakes

  • 1 tsp. coriander leaves, chopped


  • Pressure cook the rajma in 1 & 1/2 cups water till done. They should be cooked well, but not mashed. Mix with the beaten yoghurt, cumin powder and salt. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Temper with red chilies, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves. After it stops spluttering, switch off the flame and pour this tempering over the raita.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and red chili flakes. Serve as a side dish with plain steamed rice, jeera rice, pulao, plain biryani, khichdi or any type of Indian bread.