Recipe – Indian Cluster Beans or Gawar Ki Phalli ki Kadhi

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • Indian Cluster Beans or Gawar Ki Phalli: 200 grams, approx. 15-18 pieces.
  • Salt: 1 Teaspoon or to taste
  • Curd: 1/2 Cup
  • Water: 1 Cup
  • Chick Pea Flour / Gram Flour (Besan): 1 Tablespoon
  • Turmeric Powder: ¼ Teaspoon
  • Red chili Powder: 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Oil: 2 Teaspoon
  • Green Chili: 1, cut into 2 pieces lengthwise
  • Mustard seeds: ½ Teaspoon
  • Coriander Leaves: 1/2 tablespoon, chopped
  • Spring Onion: Green leaves, chopped, 1 teaspoon

Method

  • In a bowl, add curd, besan and water. Whisk well, there should be no lumps. Keep aside.
  • Wash the Indian Cluster Beans or Gawar Ki Phalli and boil it either in pressure cooker till 1 whistle or in a pot for 4-5 minutes till almost cooked (80%).
  • Trim the ends of the beans and remove the strings. Cut them into ½-inch pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add green chili, stir.
  • Add chopped beans, salt, turmeric powder and red chili powder and cover it 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the curd, besan, water mix and stir continuously till it stars boiling.
  • Cook it for another 2-3 minutes and turn off the heat.
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