Protein-Rich Rajma Snacks You Must Try Rajma Kebab

September 05, 2022 12:23 PM

Evenings are all about indulging in your favourite snacks along with a cup of steaming hot chai. And why not? We all deserve this reward after a long day at work. Tea-time feels like a mini vacation where you can just sit back for a few minutes and just relax with some delectable snacks and tea. If you look around and explore, you will find a plethora of snacks to devour.

For instance, samosa, pakoda, bonda, and more. However, all these aforementioned snacks are deep-fried and laden with calories.

If you are someone who is following a weight loss diet or someone who always likes to indulge in all things healthy, these recipes might not be fit for you. Fret not! Here we bring you protein-rich snacks made with rajma. These snacks are perfect to binge on, guilt-free. Let's get started with the list. Take a look.

Here're Protein-Rich Rajma Snacks You Must Try:1. Rajma Kebab - Our Recommendation

Love kebabs? This kebab right here, is a combination of both health and taste. To make this, take a bowlful of boiled rajma beans, add gram flour, some spices and mash it by using your hands. Shallow fry the kebabs and they are done. These kebabs do not need long hours of marination. Find the recipe here.

Ingredients of Rajma Ke Kebab

2 Tbsp ghee or olive oil +To pan fry

Asafoetida or heeng,a pinch

1 tsp jeera / cumin seeds

4-5 badi elaichi dana (Black cardamom seeds)

2 Tbsp garlic paste ,1 Tbsp ginger,

chopped finely1 medium sized onion,

grated 1 cup tomato puree

2-3 Tbsp tomato ketchup

1 tsp chilli powder or to taste Salt,to taste 1 tsp garam masala

1 green chilli finely chopped (optional)

2-3 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves

1 Tbsp whipped yogurt

2 cups rajma or red kidney beans, boiled and mashed roughly

6-7 Tbsp breadcrumbs

Method : Rajma Ke Kebab

How to make Rajma Ke Kebab

A great way to start your dinner party is to serve these vegetarian rajma kebabs. Crispy golden on the outside and soft and tangy on the inside. Pair it up with mint chutney and onions rings!

Total Cook Time 1 hr
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Recipe Servings 5

How to Make Rajma Ke Kebab

1.In a pan add 2 Tbsp ghee and a pinch of heeng. Once the oil heats add zeera and elaichi dana. Let it flutter. Swap ghee with olive oil to make them healthier.

2.Add garlic and ginger paste. Once it browns a little, add onions and saute till golden brown. In case the onions start to burn add a little water.

3.Add the tomato puree, ketchup, chilli powder, garam masala, green chillies and salt.

4.Once the masala starts to leave sides add whipped yogurt, coriander and the rajma. Cook for 5 minutes. Stir continuously till the masala leaves the pan from all sides. Let the masala cool for a while.

5.Once cooled, add 2 Tbsp breadcrumbs to it. Make elongated kebabs from the mixture.

6.Roll the kebabs in breadcrumbs to form a crusty casing. Keep them in the the freezer for 10 minutes.

7.On a non stick pan add ghee/ olive oil and place the kebabs. Pan fry them from all sides till the breadcrumbs obtain a brown color.8.Serve hot with hari chutney.


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