Rajma / Kidney Bean Salad

Rajma / Kidney Bean Salad

Rajma / Kidney Bean Salad

Rajma / Kidney Bean Salad

Rajma / Kidney Bean Salad is a very tasty and nutritious salad. Cooked rajma beans, tomatoes, onion, green chilly, grated coconut and cilantro leaves are tossed together in a ‘chat masala’ dressing.

A fulfilling salad with the richness of rajma beans, flavorful chat masala dressing, spicy touch  of green chilly and mighty grated coconut. I normally eat this salad in between  my meal or in the evening during the snack time.


Do try out this Rajma / Kidney Bean Salad and let me know your feedback please..

Rajma / Kidney Bean Salad Recipe..


  • Rajma or kidney beans – 400 gms
  • Onion – 1 medium, chopped
  • Tomato – 1 medium, chopped
  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Green chilly -2 each
  • Sweet corns – 1/2 cup
  • Vegetable oil – 2 Tbsp or as needed
  • Chat masala- 1 Tsp
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Cilantro leaves – 1 Tbsp, chopped
  • Salt as needed


  1. Wash and soak rajma/kidney beans over night.
  2. Take the beans in a pressure cooker, add enough water and salt.
  3. Cook for 3 whistles (approximately for 10-15 minutes)
  4. In the mean time cut vegetables  and make the chat masala dressing.
  5. To make the chat masala dressing- combine chat masla, oil and freshly ground black peppercorns.
  6. Whisk together the ingredients to form an emulsion.
  7. Make sure the beans are just cooked enough and soft  (not to over cook them as the texture is important in the salad).
  8. Drain the beans and let it cool down.
  9. Take the cooked beans, cut vegetables,grated coconut,cut corns and green chilly  in a bowl and pour the chat masala dressing over it.
  10. Toss all the ingredients together gently and sprinkle chopped coriander leaves.
  11. Adjust the seasoning and enjoy.

Note: Rajma/Kidney beans needs to soaked over night, as to get tender and evenly cooked beans.


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  1. A very good post.thank you

  2. More than a salad…. it’s good with a cup of tea……

  3. A salad rich in protein.. i ve tried few punjabi dishes with Rajma before.
    Thank you..

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