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PUNJABI RAJMA [Calorie Count: 160]
(the perfect low calorie way to prepare rajmahs)

Ingredients:


1 CUPS DRY RED KIDNEY BEANS (LAL RAJMAH)
1 TBSP CHANNE KI DAL (SPLIT GRAM)
2 TSP SALT OR TO TASTE
1 ONION-CHOPPED FINELY
6-8 FLAKES GARLIC-CRUSHED,1" PIECE GINGER-CHOPPED FINELY
3 TOMATOES-PUREED IN A BLENDER
CUP CURD OF SKIM MILK-BEATEN WELL WITH A SPOON
3 TSP DHANIA (CORIANDER) POWDER
TSP GARAM MASALA, TSP CHILLI POWDER (OR TO TASTE)
TSP AMCHOOR (DRY MANGO POWDER)
1 TBSP OIL
2 TBSP CHOPPED FRESH CORIANDER
2 LAUNG (CLOVES)-POWDERED ROUGHLY


Preparation :
Wash and soak rajmah in 5 cups of water overnight or for at least 4-6 hours in a clean pressure cooker. (Retain water to use when cooking). Add washed channe ki dal slat, chopped onion, garlic and ginger, pressure cook to give one whistle. Keep onlow flame for 1/2 hour. Remove from fire. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed kadhai. Add tomatoes pureed in a blender. Cook till tomatoes trun dry. Reduce flame and add dhania powder, garam masala, red chilli powder & amchoor. Cook for 1 minute. Add beatencurd and stir continously on low flame till the masala turns red agains. Add powdered laung. Strain & add the rajmahs, keeping the water aside. `Bhuno' on low flame for 5-7 minutes. Mashing occasionally. Add teh water of the rajmahs and cook for 10-15 minutes till will blended. Add the corainder leave & milk well. Sere hot with chappatis or boiled

 

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