Spice Up Your Plate with Rajma Masala

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Today, I’m gonna bring you all to a flavorful tour to the northern region of Punjab and introduce Rajma Masala – a true crowd-pleaser back there and even here in Malaysia with its rich culinary heritage.

Rajma Masala has a rich history intertwined with the flavourful culinary traditions of Northern India. The name itself has a meaning – “Rajma” translates to Kidney Beans, which is the base of this delicious curry, while “Masala” refers to the aromatic blend of spices that brings everything together. People believe that this dish originated in Punjab, a region where Kidney Beans were a major part of diet.

But this dish isn’t just about the taste. It is a nutritional powerhouse! Kidney Beans provides protein, fiber, essential vitamins and minerals. The spices used for the gravy, like cumin, coriander, and turmeric adds another layer of goodness. These spices are also known for their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties it has, making Rajma Masala a healthy and satisfying meal for everyone.

From festive celebrations to cozy family dinners, Rajma Masala can be seen in every table across India. It’s a versatile dish that can be enjoyed as a main course with rice or even as a side dish that’s comforting. The thick, flavourful gravy is perfect for soaking up with your fluffy rice, making it a complete delicious meal you ever had.

Today, you can find Rajma Masala not just in India, but even in Malaysian Indian community households and restaurants around you! So, if you’re looking for a healthy and flavorful meal, get this rich and delicious Rajma Masala.

Article curated by Shelina Winthya