Recipe Details

Rajma soup

Rajma soup

12 Jan 2020 146 Views

Rajma soup is rich in protein and has high iron content. It also provides vitamin C and satiates your hunger pangs in between the meals. 

This is a perfect way to have your iron and protein in the form of this delicious soup. It is in the curried form and serves as a sumptuous meal any time of the day. The consistency can be adjusted according to preference. Have it with some salads for a satisfying meal & A perfect appetizer.      


Method

  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add the onions and garlic and saute on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, and mix it well and cook on a medium flame for 3-5 minutes, stir occasionally.
  3. Add the soaked rajma, chili pwder, salt and water mix well and pressure for 4 whistles.
  4. Allow the pressure to release by itself before opening the lid, let it cool completely and blend it in a mixer to a smooth puree.
  5. Transfer the puree into a deep non-stick pan and add ½ cup of water and add the rajma masala powder and mix well.
  6. Bring it to a boil and cook on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the lemon juice and mix well, off the flame. Garnish with green spring onion greens.
  8. Serve hot with carrot, capsicum and tomato salad.

Ingredients

  • Rajma – 30 gms (soaked overnight)
  • Onions – 25 gms (chopped)
  • Tomatoes – 50 gms (chopped)
  • Spring onions – 5 gms (chopped)
  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Garlic – 2 cloves (chopped roughly)
  • Rajma masala powder – ½ tsp
  • Red chili powder – 1 pinch
  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • Salt – as per taste


Nutritive Value

ENERGY: 183 Kcals.

CARBOHYDRATES:  23.2 gms

PROTEINS:  9.35 gms

FATS: 6 gms