Lal Lobia Masala

A protein packed dish, Lal Lobia Masala. It tastes even better than it looks. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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  • Lal lobia (Red kidney beans) 2 Cups (soaked overnight)
  • Water 4 Cups or as required
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Cooking oil 2-3 tbs
  • Makhan (Butter) 2 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 3 medium
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) chopped 3 medium
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) ½ tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp
  • Kashmiri lal mirch powder (Kashmiri red chilli powder) 1 tsp
  • Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) roasted & crushed ½ tbs
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Water 1 Cup or as required
  • Cream 2 tbs
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped handful
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped
  • Makhan (Butter)
  • Pyaz (Onion) rings
  • Lemon wedge


In a pot,add red kidney beans,water,salt & mix well & bring it to boil and remove scum,cover & cook on medium flame until tender (approx. 45-50 minutes) then cook on high flame approx. ½ cup water is left & set aside.

In a wok,add cooking oil,butter & let it melt.

Add onion & fry until light golden.

Add tomatoes and mix well.

Add ginger garlic paste and mix well for a minute.

Add salt,red chilli powder,cumin powder,turmeric powder,Kashmiri red chilli powder,coriander seeds, garam masala powder,mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Add water,mix well and bring it to boil,cover & cook on low flame for 7-8 minutes then cook on high flame until oil separates (3-4 minutes).

Add boiled red kidney beans with water & mix well.

Turn off the flame,add cream & mix well.

Turn on the flame,add fresh coriander,cover & simmer on low flame for 8-10 minutes.

Garnish with fresh coriander,butter,onion rings,lemon wedge and serve with boiled rice.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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