Halwai April 15, 2019


• 1/2 cup – Rajma (dry)
• 3 cups – Wheat flour
• 1/2- Tomato (ripe)
• 1 tsp – Ginger
• 2- Green chillies
• 1 tsp – Cumin seeds
• Maida for dusting
• Oil
• Salt to taste.


  1. Soak Rajma beans overnight in water.
  2. Pressure cook the beans with a cup of water and salt for up to 3 whistles.
  3. Now drain the water.
  4. Keep aside and let it cool.
  5. Now grind the cooked rajma beans into a coarse mixture in a mixer. Keep aside.
  6. In the meanwhile cut the tomato into small pieces and blend it in a mixie with the ginger pieces, green chilli and cumin seeds into a fine paste. Keep aside.
  7. Now in a large bowl sieve the wheat flour and mix it with the ground tomato paste, the ground rajma beans and salt. Knead it into a dough.
  8. Now divide the dough into small balls. Dust the balls with the maida and flatten them.
  9. Then roll them out into paranthas.
  10. Now heat a tawa and cook each paratha with oil on both sides until they get cooked.
  11. Serve hot.
  12. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe.

Recipe courtesy of Priya