Rajma Stuffed Buns

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Roast Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 6 burger buns
  • For stuffing:
  • 3/4 cup - brown rajma or red kidney beans (soaked overnight)
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tomato grated
  • 1 tsp - each ginger & garlic paste or grated 1 tbsp
  • tomato ketchup 1
  • tsp - garam masala powder 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - butter
  • Other ingredients:
  • 2 tomatoes thinly sliced
  • 3 salad leaves cleaned and halved
  • 1 onion sliced into thin rounds
  • 1 small cucumber thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp - cabbage finely shredded
  • 1 tbsp - cheese grated
  • 1 tbsp - butter
  • Chilli sauce
  • Tomato sauce

How to Make Rajma Stuffed Buns

  • Cut a 2 inch wide round off the top of the bun.
  • Carefully scrape out inside of bun, but keep a thick wall.
  • Repeat for all buns. Save tops and bun scrapings
  • For stuffing:
  • Run bun scrapings in a grinder until fine crumbs are obtained.
  • Pressure cook the rajma till very soft. (6 whistles approx.)
  • Mash rajma coarsely and keep aside.
  • Heat butter in heavy pan, add ginger and garlic and stir well.
  • Add onions, tomatoes and stir fry for a minute.
  • Add rajma, masalas, chillies, sauce, salt to taste and mix well.
  • Add bread crumbs and stir.
  • To proceed:
  • Sprinkle some of remaining crumbs on base of bun inside.
  • Stuff filling half way into buns, and level with a teaspoon.
  • Place 2 slices of tomato, one onion round and 2 pieces of salad leaf over stuffing. Press lightly. Top with some cabbage, cheese and butter.
  • Drizzle some of chilli and tomato sauce and place top of bun back.
  • Grill in a hot over for 2 minutes just before serving.
  • Serve hot with potato chips, fries or salad
  • Variation:
  • You may use any other variety of beans too - for example: Soyabeans, baked beans, blackeyed beans, etc.