Rajma Saagwala (Dry Kidney Beans And Spinach Stir Fry) Recipe

Stir fried sabzi made with red kidney beans, and spinach sauteed with simple spices and garam masala

Nithya Anantham
Rajma Saagwala (Dry Kidney Beans And Spinach Stir Fry) Recipe
2880 ratings.

Rajma Saagwala is a power packed, protein enriched dish prepared by stir frying red kidney beans and spinach in minimal spices. As we all know, Spinach is a super food loaded with tons of nutrients, this dish makes for a very healthy side dish for phulkas or paratha to be packed in lunchbox for kids.

Serve Rajma Saagwala as a side dish with Rabodi Ki Sabji and Whole Wheat Lachha Parathas for a delicious weekday meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as

  1. Mooli Ki Sabzi
  2. Seppakizhangu Roast
  3. Makai Wali Bhindi

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Rajma (Large Kidney Beans) , boiled
  • 2 cups Spinach Leaves (Palak) , roughly chopped
  • Oil , as required
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 5 Garlic , cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • Asafoetida (hing) , A pinch
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Rajma Saagwala (Dry Kidney Beans And Spinach Stir Fry) Recipe

  1. To begin making Rajma Saagwala recipe, pressure cook the overnight soaked rajma for two whistles in a pressure cooker and keep it aside.

  2. Now heat a wok in medium flame, pour oil, add the cumin seeds and a pinch of asafoetida and let it crackle.

  3. Add the finely chopped garlic and sauté till aromatic.

  4. Add the finely chopped onion and green chilli and cook till the onions become translucent.

  5. Add the roughly chopped spinach and cooked rajma and give it a stir.

  6. Now add the turmeric, garam masala powder and season with salt and mix well.

  7. Let the vegetable cook in medium flame for 10 minutes, occasionally keep stirring in between.

  8. Once done, switch off the flame and it is ready to be served. Serve Rajma Saagwala as a side dish with Rabodi Ki Sabji and Whole Wheat Lachha Parathas for a delicious weekday meal.