Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi Recipe - Cluster Beans Gravy Sabzi

You must try this simple and quick Gawar Phali Sabzi that is cooked in a simple and light tomato onion gravy along with some peanuts. Serve this sabzi along with phulka, pulao or jeera rice for lunch or dinner.

Archana Doshi
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The  Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi is a simple gravy sabzi that is cooked in a light tomato onion gravy along with peanuts. The addition of ginger, garlic and the peanuts makes this simple gawar phali vegetable stand out in taste and flavors. Addition of ajwain also adds to the taste of the gawar phali Sabzi. 

Since cluster beans take time to cook it is best to make the recipe in a pressure cooker to save time but you can make it in a wok or a kadai as well if you like. 

Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi is healthy and nutritious and packed with nutrition. You can pack it into your office lunch boxes with rice or roti. 

Serve the Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi along with Phulka or Jeera RiceKachumber Salad for a weekday meal. 

If you like this Sabzi, you can also try other Gawar Phali Recipe

  1. Gawarphali Ki Sabzi Recipe -Cluster Beans Sabzi
  2. Crispy Amla Gawar Phali Sabzi Recipe
  3. Gavar Ki Sabji Recipe (Cluster Beans Curry)

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 250 grams Gawar Phali (Kothavarangai / Cluster beans) , washed and cut into 1-1.5 inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon SSP Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 4 Tomatoes , finely chopped
  • 6 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 tablespoon Jaggery
  • 1/2 cup Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard oil
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , for garnish, chopped as required

How to make Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi Recipe - Cluster Beans Gravy Sabzi

  1. To begin making the Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi Recipe, into a preheated pressure cooker add oil. Once the oil is hot add the ajwain, asafoetida, onion, garlic, ginger and saute until the onions soften and turn golden brown in colour. 

  2. Once done add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder and jaggery. Saute until the tomatoes become soft and mushy. 

  3. Once the tomatoes have turned soft add the gawar phali, raw peanuts, salt to taste and water.

  4. Close the pressure cooker with its lid and pressure cook the gawar phali masala sabzi for 2 whistles.

  5. After two whistles turn off the heat and release the pressure immediately.

  6. Stir in coriander leaves and transfer the Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi into a serving bowl and serve hot.

  7. Serve the Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi along with  PhulkaJeera Rice & Kachumber Salad for a weekday meal.

Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi Recipe - Cluster Beans Gravy Sabzi is part of the Mother's Day Recipe Contest 2018