Pumpkin Rajma

Rajma is a popular Indian vegetarian dish consisting of red kidney beans in a thick gravy with many Indian spices. Although the kidney bean is not of Indian origin, it is a popular dish in Northern India, and is prepared on several occasions.

This recipe is the usual rajma with a pumpkin twist 😀 . No overnight soaking, made without oil, and without any stirring or sautéing.


Pumpkin – 500 gm
Red Kidney Beans – 3/4 cup
Water – 1 cup
Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
Cumin – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Salt – as per taste

Step 1: Wash & chop the pumpkin. Wash the kidney beans. Toss them into a pressure cooker.


Step 2: Add in all the remaining ingredients. Cook on low flame for about 10-12 whistles.


Step 3: Mash the pumpkin using a spoon. Serve hot with rice or roti.

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