Rajma makhani - rajma and toor dal cooked with indian spices

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
40 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Rajma 1cup cooked and mashed coarsely

Toor Dal 1 cup cooked and mashed

Onion 2 nicely chopped

Ginger Garlic Paste 2 teaspoons

Green Chili 2

Red Chili powder 1 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder a pinch

Milk 1 cup (You can also replace with fresh cream)

Salt to taste

Oil/Butter 2 tablespoons


  • Soak Rajma overnight or for 8 hours. Cook and mash coarsely.
    Cook and mash Toor dal.
  • Heat butter in a kadai and add onions, green chilies. Fry for 2minutes.
  • Add Ginger garlic paste and saute it for 1minute until raw smell goes away.
    Add turmeric and red chili powder and saute for 1minute in medium heat.
    Add tomatoes and saute for 3-5minutes until tomatoes are tender and get along with Onions .
  • Now add the mashed Tood dal and rajma . Add some water. Let it stay for 3-5minutes.
  • Add milk or fresh cream to the cooked dal. Allow it for 3minutes.
  • In a separate pan, heat 1 teaspoon of butter and add 2 tablespoons for chopped onions. Fry until brown.
  • Now add this fried onions to the cooked dal.
    Serve it with Roti/chapati.


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