rajma beans pulao

firstly, in a pressure cooker heat 1 tbsp ghee and saute 1 bay leaf, ¼ tsp pepper, 1 star anise, 1 inch cinnamon, 4 clove and 1 tsp jeera till they turn aromatic.

also saute ½ onion till they turn slightly golden.

now add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute well.

additionally add 1 tomato and saute till it turns soft and mushy.

now add 1 cup rajma (soaked overnight and boiled for 10 minutes) and saute for a minute.

further add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp garam masala and 1 tsp salt. saute on low flame.

add in 1 cup basmati rice, soaked 20 minutes and saute for a minute.

now add 2 cup water and 2 tbsp coriander leaves. stir well.

cover and pressure cook on medium flame for 2 whistles or till rice gets cooked completely.

finally, serve rajma pulao with raita or pack to your lunch box.