Brinjal and Rajma Curry


  • Rajma – 1/2 cup
  • Brinjal – 2 to 3 Nos
  • Onion – 1 Big
  • Tomato – 1 Big
  • Sambar powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Oil – one tablespoon
  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon
  • Jeera – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste


  1. Soak rajma over night or atleast 8 hours in water.
  2. Pressure cook for two to three whistles.
  3. Cut the brinjals lengthwise and put it in water. Chop the onion and tomato finely.
  4. In a kadai put oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it pops up add jeera and fry for a while and then add chopped onion, curry leaves and fry till onion turns transparent. Add chopped tomatos and fry for a while. Add sambar powder, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well. Add brinjal pieces, cooked rajma and sprinkle little water. Reduce the heat and cover with a lid. Cook until the brinjals are soft and the curry is dry.


  1. Divya Vikram

    Brinjal and rajma sounds like a great combo!

  2. Thank you Divya Vikram. Yes the brinjal blends well with rajma and if you add a pinch of garam masala (if you like) it enhances the flavour and goes well with Indian Rotis. It is a good lunch box curry too.

  3. Hi Mam, I am Manoj from Ooty… I am trying most of your recipes and everything comes out very well… Especially this Brinjal Rajma curry was appreciated by everyone who ate… Thank you so much

  4. Hi Mano,

    Thank you for visiting my site. Nice to hear that you are trying my recipes and you liked it. Thank you once again for your feedback.

  5. Hello Mam,

    I dont know whether you will have non veg recipes. If you have, I would like to have a good recipe for Chicken Stew….

  6. Hi Mano,

    Thank you for visiting my site. I am a pure vegetarian person and do not know about non-veg recipes. Sorry I cannot help you in this regard.

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  8. Hello Madam, I tried this brinjal and rajma curry and it came out very well. I have posted this recipe in my website as brinjal rajma masala. I like all your recipes. Thanks for sharing this recipe with us.

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