Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi Recipe - Cluster Beans Gravy Sabzi

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

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Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi Recipe - Cluster Beans Gravy Sabzi
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The  Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi is a simple gravy sabzi that is cooked in a light tomato onion gravy and then flavoured with peanuts. The addition of ginger, garlic and the peanuts makes this simple gawar vegetable stand out in taste and flavors.

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

If you like this Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi, you can also try other Gawar Phali Recipes which you can make for your everyday meal:

  1. Karnataka Style Goraikai Kara Recipe
  2. Kothavarangai Poriyal Recipe
  3. Gawar Phali Ki Sabzi Recipe

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

45 M


4 Servings


  • 300 grams Gawar Phali (Kothavarangai / Cluster beans) , washed and cut into 1-1.5 inch pieces
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 1 Tomato , chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing) , a pinch
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 2 tablespoons Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali) , coarsely pounded
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Cooking 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, place the gawar phali in a pressure cooker, sprinkle salt and 2 tablespoons water.  Pressure cook for 1 whistle and turn off the heat.

  2. Release the pressure immediately by placing the cooker under cold water. Open the cooker, and the beans will be fresh and green. Keep aside while we will make the masala for the  Gawar Phali Masala sabzi.

  3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan over medium heat.

  4. Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and allow the seeds to crackle.

  5. After 10 seconds, add onions, garlic and ginger and saute until the onions soften.

  6. Once the onions are soft, add asafoetida, tomatoes and let it cook till the tomatoes become soft and mushy.

  7. Next, add coriander powder, groundnut powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder and turmeric powder and cook for about a minute.

  8. After a minute, add the cooked cluster beans/gawar and saute for a couple of minutes. Add 1/2 cup of water and give the Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi Recipe a brisk boil. Check the salt and spices and adjusts accordingly.

  9. After a minute of brisk boil, turn off the heat and transfer the Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi Recipe into a serving bowl, stir in the coriander leaves and serve hot.

  10. 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

Last Modified On Friday, 25 January 2019 13:28
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