Gawar Aloo Sabzi
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
Gawar Aloo Sabzi - A delicious cluster bean and potato curry cooked with flavors to carom seeds (ajwain) and peanuts.
  • Gawar (cluster beans): 200 grams
  • Potato : 1 medium
  • Onion: 1 small onion
  • Garlic : 1 tsp
  • Oil : 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder (haldi): 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder (dhaniya): 1 tsp
  • Green chilies: 1 piece
  • Ajwain (carom seeds): 1/2 tsp
  • Hing (asafoetida): 1/4 tsp
  • Desiccated coconut : 2 tsp
  • Roasted peanut powder : 1 tbsp
  • Salt : 1 tsp
  • Water : 1/3 cup
  1. Rinse the cluster beans (gawar) thoroughly in water and let excess water drains off.
  2. Once the cluster beans are dry, cut the head and tail part of beans and cut cluster beans into roughly 1-1.5 inch pieces.
  3. Peel the potatoes and chop them into medium cubes. Finely chop the onions.
  4. Finely chop the green chilies and garlic.
  5. Make the powder of roasted peanuts.
  6. Heat a pan/skillet and add oil in it.
  7. Once the oil is hot add ajwain (carom seeds) and hing (asafoetida).
  8. Now add finely chopped garlic and green chilies. Saute them for few seconds in hot oil.
  9. Add finely chopped onions and mix well. Saute till they become translucent.
  10. Now add potato cubes and stir well and cook for few seconds.
  11. Add cluster beans and mix well.
  12. Now add turmeric powder and salt and mix well.
  13. Add water in the curry and close the lid. Cook the cluster bean potato curry for 9-10 minutes.
  14. Check if the cluster bean is cooked by pressing it with spatula.
  15. Now add desiccated coconut and roasted peanut powder.
  16. Add coriander powder (dhaniya) and give a good stir.
  17. Cook the spices in curry for 1-2 minutes.
  18. Delicious gawar aloo sabzi is ready. Serve this sabzi hot along with phulka roti, daal and rice.
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