Pinto Beans in Spinach Sauce / Rajma Palak Recipe:
Preparation & Cooking Time: 30 mins
Serves : 4 persons
Pinto Beans / Chitra Rajma: 1/2 cup
Chopped Spinach : 2 cups, packed
Onion : 1 big size
Ginger Garlic Paste : 1 tsp
Garam Masala : 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds : 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1/8 tsp
Oil : 1 tbsp
Red Chilli Powder: 1 tsp or to taste
Salt to taste
rinse and soak the pinto beans in lot of water overnight.
2. Drain water
and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Drain and keep the cooked beans aside.
3. Blanch the spinach in boiling water
for a few minutes and drain the excess water.
4. Grind the blanched spinach
and chopped tomato to a puree and set aside.
5. Heat oil in a wok and add
the cumin seeds and let them splutter. Now add the ginger garlic paste
and fry till the raw smell goes off.
6. Add the chopped onions and fry till
the onions are translucent. Add the spinach puree, little water, salt, turmeric
powder, garam masala and red chilli powder and cook for 5 minutes.
add the cooked beans and cook for another couple of minutes. Remove from
the flame and serve hot with roti.