Rajma Soup Video by Tarla Dalal

Rajma Soup Video by Tarla Dalal

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Rajma Soup. This savoury kidney bean soup meets your iron and protein requirement through the tasty rajma in a perfect way. On the other hand, the vitamin C from the tomatoes, capsicum and lemon juice helps in the absorption of iron during digestion. This healthy Indian rajma soup is a thick soup with just 68 calories per serving. It is perfect to enjoy in between meals and also a light dinner with baby spinach and apple salad in curd lemon dressing.




Recipe Description for Rajma Soup, Kidney Bean Soup Recipe

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For Rajma Soup
1/2 cup soaked rajma (kidney beans)
1 1/2 tsp oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
3 garlic (lehsun) cloves , roughly chopped
1 1/2 cups finely chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp finely chopped yellow capsicum
1 tbsp finely chopped green capsicum
1 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens

Method

For rajma soup

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}rajma soup{/span}, heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the onions and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the rajma, chilli powder, salt and 2 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  5. Blend in the pressure cooker using a hand blender for the rajma soup. Since there is a lot of liquid a hand blender works best. If you want to use a mixer then cool completely. Blend to a smooth puree.
  6. Add ½ cup water and mix well.
  7. Bring to a boil and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  9. Add yellow capsicum, green capsicum and spring onions greens.
  10. Serve {span class="bold1"}rajma soup{/span} | {span class="bold1"}kidney bean soup{/span} | {span class="bold1"}healthy indian rajma soup{/span} | hot.
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