Also called as Cluster beans or Gawar beans or Gorikay are very versatile to make stir fried curries.Heres a simple recipe with carrots and coconut and no onion and garlic.The sweetness of the carrot balances the base taste of the beans and the coconut adds a nice crunch to the vegetable.
|Preparation time||30 minutes|
|Serving Size||1/4 recipe|
|Calories Per Serving||Approximately 244 per serving|
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon urad dal
1 teaspoon chana dal
2-3 teaspoons oil/ghee
1/4 cup fresh grated coconut
4 cups diced cluster beans
1 cup finely diced carrots
1 sprig curry leaves
salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
1.Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds and let splutter.Add the chana dal, urad dal and cumin seeds and saute for 1/2 minute until dals are light brown, add the curry leaves and let splutter.
2.Add the beans and add salt and saute for 2-3 minutes on medium heat.Add a little water and cover with a lid and let cook for about 8-10 minutes until almost cooked.
3.Add the carrot and red chili powder and saute for 2-3 minutes until carrot is cooked.
4.Now add the coconut and stir until combined, adjust salt and red chili powder and turn off the stove.
You can also add peanut powder instead of coconut for a twist.