Rajma galouti

Rajma galouti kebab is a delicious recipe . It is vegetarian avatar of galouti kebab where minced meat is replaced with rajma. These kebab just melts in mouth and give you different flavors as rose water, kaju or cashew nuts, paneer , mawa or khoya and different spices.

Servings: 15 -18 galoutis

Rajma galouti

Rajma galouti


Rajma or kidney beans: 1 cup

Paneer: 150 gm

Khoya or mawa: 100 gm

Potatoes: 2 boiled and peeled

Cashew nuts: 15

Chironji or sunflower seeds: 1 tbsp

Green cardamoms: 3-4

Black cardamoms: 3-4

Jeera: 1 tsp

Black pepper: 8-10

Cinnamon: 1 inch stick

Cloves: 2-3

Saffron: a pinch

Rose water: 1/2 tsp

Salt: to taste

Oil or ghee: for shallow frying

Mint leaves: 10-12

Ginger: 1 inch piece

Garlic: 3-4 cloves

Green chili: 1 chopped

Chaat masala: 1 tsp

Gram flour or besan: 2-3 tbsp

Lemon juice: 1 tbsp


1. Soak rajma for 7-8 hours or overnight. Boil in sufficient quantity of water till soft. Drain water and keep rajma aside.

2. Soak saffron or kesar in rose water. Dry roast black and green cardamoms, black pepper, jeera, dalchini or cinnamon, cloves. Grind them to fine paste.

3. Grind mint leaves, ginger, garlic, green chili, cashew nuts, chironji, and rajma together.

4. Dry roast mawa or khoya so that it becomes soft. In a bowl add mashed potatoes, khoya, grated paneer and rajma mixture which we had prepared earlier.

5. Add powdered spices, lemon juice, soaked saffron-rose water mix, besan. Mix all of them together. Add salt and mix well.

6. Now divide mixture in equal parts and give them shape of tikkis.

7. Heat a tawa. Put ghee on it. Shallow fry 3-4 tikkis at one time till they become light brown.

8. Serve these delicious tikkis with onion and green chutney.

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