Maharani Rajma (Curried Kidney or Pinto Beans)
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Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • 2 C kidney or pinto beans/rajma, soaked for at least 12 hours in 6 C water plus 1 tsp salt
  • (Or you can use two 15 ounce cans of kidney or pinto beans. I won't tell.)
  • 3 TBS cooking oil
  • 1 & 1/2 C onion, finely diced
  • 1 TBS garlic/lahsun paste
  • 1 TBS ginger/adrak paste
  • 3 green chilis/hari mirch, chopped
  • 1 tej patta/cassia leaf
  • 2 inch piece of cassia bark/dalchini (or cinnamon stick)
  • 1/4 C heavy cream
  • 1/4 C butter
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  • Grind to smooth paste for masala
  • 2 C tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 C yoghurt/dahi
  • 1 TBS cumin/jeera, ground
  • 2 tsp coriander/dhania, ground
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri mirch (or 1/2 tsp paprika plus 1/2 tsp cayenne powder)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp dry ginger/adrak
  • 1/2 tsp kasoori methi/dried fenugreek leaves
  • 3 cloves/laung
  • 3 green cardamoms/elaichi
  • 10 black peppercorns/kali mirch
  • 1/2 tsp dried mango powder/amchur (optional)

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