Just as its name suggests, the kidney bean is shaped like a kidney. A dried kidney shape bean that is reddish brown in colour, strong flavoured and has a slight mealy (powdery) texture. The beans have a strong musky and nutty aroma and a full, chewy taste. The skin is thick and has a slightly sweet aftertaste. This deep red, kidney-shaped bean is used a lot in Mexican cooking and in India is flavoured in some Punjabi dishes where the beans are known as rajmaRed rajma True to their name, these popular beans are kidney shaped. Since these dark red beans hold their shape really well during cooking and readily absorb surrounding flavors, they are a favorite bean to use in simmered dishes. It is available in small as well as big sizes, hence purchase as per the need.
100g Kidney beans