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rajma salad recipe
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Rajma salad recipe

Simple, easy rajma salad, using chitra rajma the salad is quick to prepare with simple ingredients available in an Indian kitchen. Best side in you lunch thali.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Soak time10 hrs
Total Time10 hrs 20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3


  • ½ cup Rajma
  • 1 Onion
  • ½ Capsicum
  • ½ teaspoon Red ripe chilli, birds eye chilli finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice


  • Soak rajma overnight, morning drain the water. Add enough water to immerse it and add salt. Pressure cook for 3 whistles. (after first whistle, put in medium flame)
  • Once done, drain water and transfer to a mixing bowl. Chop onion, tomato (deseed) capsicum, chilli (deseeded), coriander leaves.
  • Mix everything together with lemon juice.


  • Cook rajma with salt, otherwise, it will get mashed.
  • If you do not have birds eye chilli, you can use crushed black pepper.
  • If you like, you can use ½ teaspoon of minced garlic.