Gavarfali ki Subzi ( Healthy Subzi)

Gavarfali ki Subzi ( Healthy Subzi)

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Traditional vegetables can be cooked in contemporary ways, and vice versa. But, sometimes the olden favourites remain our golden choice! Time can tarnish neither the flavour nor aroma of this Gavarfali ki Subzi, a simple preparation of cluster beans cooked in a curd based gravy. Once you try it, this fibre and folic acid rich subzi will become a frequently repeated menu item.

Gavarfali ki Subzi ( Healthy Subzi) recipe - How to make Gavarfali ki Subzi ( Healthy Subzi)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Clean the cluster beans by removing the ends and string them and cut them into 25 mm. (1”) pieces.
  2. Combine the cluster beans, salt and 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and keep aside.
  4. Combine the curds, coriander-cumin seeds powder, chilli powder, besan and a little salt in a deep bowl and whisk well till no lumps remain.
  5. Add the cluster beans to the curds mixture, mix well and keep aside.
  6. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds, fennel seeds and asafoetida.
  7. When the cumin and mustard seeds crackle, add the curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  8. Lower the flame, add the cluster bean-curds mixture, mix well and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  9. Serve hot with rotis.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy62 cal
Protein4.2 g
Carbohydrates10.4 g
Fiber3.6 g
Fat3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium27.7 mg


Gavarfali ki Subzi ( Healthy Subzi)
 on 16 Jan 18 01:36 PM

Thanks for yummy receipe.My daughter loves curd based gravy and what a lovely option to make her eat gavar subzi.
Gavarfali ki Subzi ( Healthy Subzi)
 on 07 Oct 14 12:37 PM

A nice way to add calcium and protein rich curds to fibre rich cluster beans. I liked this twist to the gavarfali rather than the sukhi gavarfali we usually make.
Gavarfali ki Subzi ( Healthy Subzi)
 on 22 Jul 13 10:40 AM

So simple, quick and yummy!