Goan Gawar Bhaji Recipe

Goan Gawar Bhaji is a simple dry recipe which is made using cluster beans and day to day masalas. Best To pack for your Lunch Box, as it is easy to make and gets ready in less time.

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Goan Gawar Bhaji Recipe
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Goan Gawar Bhaji is a simple dry recipe which is made using cluster beans and day to day masalas. You can also add potatoes to this recipe if you want to give an extra flavour to the recipe. It is very easy to make and is perfect to make during busy mornings to pack in your and your kid's lunchbox. 

Serve Goan Gawar Bhaji along with Keerai Sambar and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Goan Recipes such as

  1. Goan Kaju Curry Recipe
  2. Goan Style Brinjal Bharta Recipe
  3. Goan Style Mushroom Vindaloo Recipe

Cuisine: Goan Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

30 M


4 Servings


  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 250 grams Gawar Phali (Kothavarangai / Cluster beans)
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • Asafoetida (hing) , a pinch
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Tomatoes
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • Salt , to taste¬†
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coconut , grated
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped

How to make Goan Gawar Bhaji Recipe

  1. To begin making the Goan Gawar Bhaji Recipe, wash and chop cluster beans.

  2. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and asafoetida. After 15 seconds, add turmeric powder, green chillies and onions. Cook till the onions become soft and translucent.

  3. Now add tomatoes and saute till mushy. 

  4. Add cluster beans, salt and mix. Add some water, cover and cook till cluster beans are cooked. Mix in between. Once the cluster beans is cooked and water has dried up, switch it off. Garnish with grated coconut and chopped coriander.

  5. Serve Goan Gawar Bhaji along with Keerai Sambar and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.