Kidney Bean Salad is an old fashioned salad made using boiled kidney beans as the star ingredient.

This dish is perfect for workout days or even busy weeknight dinners. As kidney beans are high in protein, they keep you filled for longer.

Ingredients

  • ▢½ cup Rajma/ Kidney beans
  • ▢1 cup Onion (Chopped)
  • ▢1 cup Tomato (Chopped)
  • ▢2 tsp Green chilli (Chopped)
  • ▢2 tbsp Fresh coriander (Chopped)
  • ▢3 tsp Lemon juice
  • ▢2 tsp Olive oil (extra virgin)
  • ▢2 tbsp Roasted peanuts (Crushed)
  • ▢Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Wash the kidney beans and soak in enough water for 6-8 hours.
  • Drain the water and add the beans in a pressure cooker.
  • Add a tsp of salt along with 3 cups of water and pressure cook till beans are softened.
  • Drain the water and reserve it to use later to make curries or kneading dough.
  • Add boiled kidney beans in a bowl.
  • Add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Sprinkle crushed peanuts on top.

Step By Step Recipe

Wash the kidney beans and soak in enough water for 6-8 hours.

Kidney beans soaked in water.

Drain the water and add the beans in a pressure cooker.

Soaked beans added in a pressure cooker.

Add a tsp of salt along with 3 cups of water and pressure cook till beans are softened. I generally cook them for one whistle on high heat, then simmer the heat to low and cook for 6-8 minutes. You can use your Instant Pot to cook the beans.

Water and salt added in the cooker.

Drain the water and reserve it to use later to make curries or kneading dough.

Cooked beans.
Drained beans.

Add boiled kidney beans in a bowl. Add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.

All the ingredients added in a bowl.

Sprinkle crushed peanuts on top.

Kidney beans salad served in a bowl.