Red Kidney Beans Salad /Rajma Salad

Today's recipe is a simple yet easy to make salad packed with protein.Kidney beans aka rajma is low in fat and and rich in protein,minerals and vitamins.As it helps to lower blood cholesterol and aids weight loss,its perfect option for dieting.

Coming to the recipe,I used the basic ingredients and topped it with sliced almonds to give a nice crunch.
All you need is to toss everything with the cooked beans and serve.If the cooked beans is refrigerated then this can be made in a jiffy for a snack or early dinner.Also I added some fresh green peas as my kids love it.Let's move on to the recipe...........................

                                          Red Kidney Bean Salad  / Rajma Salad

   Basic Information

   Preparation time ~ 10 minutes
   Soaking time ~ 8 hours
   Cooking time ~ 10-12 minutes
   Serves ~ 3


Red kidney beans/rajma(soaked)
1.25 cups
Onion(finely chopped)
2-3 tbs
Tomato(finely chopped)
2-3 tbs
Cucumber(finely chopped)
2-3 tbs
Fresh green peas/pacahi pattani
2-3 tbs
Green chilly/pachamilagai(finely chopped)1
Coriander leaves(finely chopped)1 tbs
Lemon juice/yellumichai saaru2-3 tsp
Sliced Almondsas needed
Saltto taste

  • Boil the soaked kidney beans in a pressure cooker with enough water along with a pinch of salt for 3-4 whistles.Once the pressure subsides drain the water completely and keep it aside.
  • ln a bowl take the beans and all the chopped veggies and salt.To this add the lemon juice,toss it well to blend everything or mix it with a spatula.
  • Top it with some sliced almonds and serve it.

    • The amount of lemon can be altered depending on the sourness of the lemon.
    • Roasted peanuts can also be added for extra crunchiness.
    • Remove the seeds from the tomato and use the skin portion
    • Cook the beans slightly soft.



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    Wow such classic pictures Nalini, love how all those have come together to make a wonderful meal!..

    Wow , we are always ready for rajma in any form. This salad looks inviting and the almonds must have given a nice crunch to it.

    this is a great salad to make ahead ! and makes the kids eat rajma too :)

    Clear Pics. Rajma and veggies make a great salad.

    Simple yet filling salad. Those shaved almonds toppings is a great idea. Man, I always drool over your crystal clear pictures.

    Nutritious snack to enjoy at anytime of the day, my kind of salad.

    That's a pretty looking salad, very colourful and nutritious! Breathtaking clicks you have!

    Never thought of using rajma in salads other than making gravy / sundal! The pics are so good as always and this is definitely a filling meal by itself!

    Yummy salad , quick fix for a healthy evening snack!! Beautiful pics btw..

    A healthy and filling salad. I always have cooked red beans, chickpeas and corn in my fridge to add them into salads, curries, and even to sandwich fillings.

    One of the hit salads of our house . Of course your version is different and I like the addition of almonds to it . It will definitely give it a awesome crunch.Good pick .

    What an easy to put colourful salad. I loved that almond slices on top. Looks so irresistible..

    Beans salads pair really well with lemon. Beautiful clicks as usual!

    Salad looks so fresh and tasty... addition of chop almonds makes more healthy.

    Very beautiful pics. Salad looks very inviting. yumm

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