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Cluster beans Subzi (Gawar ki subzi) | Kothavarangaai Dry Curry Recipe

Cluster beans Subzi (Gawar ki subzi) is a delicious dry curry made with cluster beans with nice flavor of garlic along with crunchy bits and pieces of peanuts.This Subzi is a great accompaniment for Roti and Paratha or even for Pulao varieties. Learn her how to make this subzi with step by step instructions and pictures.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Accompaniment, Dry Curry
Cuisine: Indian Cuisine, Indian Recipes, North Indian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 85kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam


  • Heavy Bottomed Pan
  • Mixer Grinder
  • Sauce Pan


  • 250 gms Cluster Beans
  • 1 tbsp Peanuts
  • 2 nos Garlic cloves
  • 1 no Red Chili
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt Adjust as needed
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds


  • Wash and chop the cluster beans into 1.5 to 2 inch piece.
  • Take the chopped cluster beans in a sauce pan and add a cup of water along with salt and turmeric powder and cook it till they are tender and soft. Adjust the water level to just cook the clusterbeans. We don’t want the cluster beans to be overcooked or mashed in this process of cooking. 
  • Heat a pan and dry roast the peanuts for a couple of minutes or till they turn golden brown color. But do not burn it. 
  • Cool the roasted peanuts and add it to the mixer along with cumin seeds, red chilli and garlic cloves.
  • Grind the ingredients in the mixer to a coarse powder. 
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the cooked cluster beans and stir-fry it for a minute. Add the ground peanut spice powder to the cooked cluster beans.
  • Give a good toss so that the spice powder nicely combined with the cooked cluster beans and the remove the pan from the flame.
  • The delicious Cluster Beans Subzi is now ready to serve with any Indian Bread.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g