Gorikai palya recipe | How to make cluster beans stir fry | Chavalikai palya | Gawar ki sabzi

By Latha on August 1st, 2017

Gorikai palya or cluster beans stir fryGorikai palya or cluster beans stir fry recipe explained with step by step pictures. Gorikai palya is prepared using cluster beans, coconut, red chili and mustard seeds. Gorikai palya or Gawar sabzi goes very well with rice or chapathi. This is a very healthy stir fry recipe.

If you are looking for more gorikai or cluster beans recipes then check our gorikai rice bath and gorikai kara or chutney recipes.

Cluster beans are very good for health. They are good for diabetes and helps in strengthening bones. These are not very expensive also. So you must include cluster benas in your diet.

You can find many palya or stir fry recipes on this website like bendekayi or ladies finger palya, bittergourd sweet curry, thondekai palya, Mixed vegetable palya, beans palya, badanekayi palya, Hagalakayi palya, Boodu kumbalakai or ash gourd palya and north karnataka special zunka vadi recipes.

Or if you are looking for more Karnataka style curry recipes then do visit our curries section.

Gorikai palya or cluster beans stir fry

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
Serves: 2

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1/4 kg gorikai or cluster beans
  2. 1 tsp urad dal
  3. 1 tsp gram dal or chana dal
  4. 4 - 6 tsp cooking oil
  5. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  6. 1 red chili (optional)
  7. A big pinch of turmeric powder
  8. A big pinch of asafoetida
  9. 4-5 curry leaves
  10. 1 small gooseberry sized jaggery
  11. 1 small marble sized tamarind
  12. Salt as per your taste
  13. 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves

Ingredients for grinding:

  1. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  2. 2 - 4 red chili
  3. 1/2 cup grated coconut

Instructions for making gorikai palya or cluster beans stir fry:

  1. Wash and chop the cluster beans by discarding the ends.
  2. Next take oil in a frying pan and heat it. Add in 1/2 tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp urad dal and 1 tsp chana dal.tempering for gorikai palya or cluster beans stir fry
  3. When the mustard seeds splutters and urad dal turns brown, add in broken red chili, turmeric powder, asafoetida and curry leaves.tempering for gorikai palya or cluster beans stir fry
  4. Add in chopped cluster beans and give a quick mix.Chopped cabbage for gorikai palya or cluster beans stir fry
  5. Add in salt, tamarind extract and jaggery. Give a quick mix.salt and jaggery for gorikai palya or cluster beans stir fry
  6. Add 1/2 cup of water and close the lid. Stir in between and cook until soft under low flame.cooking gorikai palya or cluster beans stir fry
  7. Meantime dry grind the grated coconut, red chilies and 1/2 tsp of mustard seeds using a small mixie jar. I have crushed mustard seeds before grinding.grind coconut and red chili for gorikai palya or cluster beans stir fry
  8. Add in ground coconut, red chili and mustard masala.ground masala for gorikai palya or cluster beans stir fry
  9. Mix well for a minute. Switch off the stove and serve it with hot steaming rice or chapathi.gorikai palya or cluster beans stir fry

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