Gawarfali Kl Sabji Recipe

Gawarfali ki subzi is a nutritious and healthy vegetable preparation, cooked with cluster beans. Cooked with a curd mix along with spices like mustard seeds, asafoetida, fennel seeds, chili powder and curry leaves, the gawarfali ki sabzi is best served with rotis.This is a special low sugar recipe great for diabetics as well as for people on low carb diet. Adapted from the Lantus book of recipes.


Health IndexAverageServings3


 Cluster beans1 Cup (16 tbs) (Gawarfali)
 Cumin seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon (Jeera)
 Mustard seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon (Rai)
 Asafoetida1 Pinch (Hing)
 Fennel seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon (Saunf)
 Curry leaves5
 Oil1 Teaspoon
 Low fat curd1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Coriander powder2 Teaspoon (Dhania Powder)
 Chili powder2 Teaspoon
 Bengal gram1⁄4 Teaspoon (Besan)
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 84 Calories from Fat 35

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat 0.76 g3.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.3 mg

Sodium 195.6 mg8.1%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g17.8%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 4 g8.1%

Vitamin A 20.4% Vitamin C 5.7%

Calcium 12.4% Iron 10.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


String the cluster beans by removing the ends.
Pressure cook cluster beans in 1 cup of water for 2 whistles.
Keep aside.
Combine curd, coriander powder, chilli powder, gram flour and salt, and whisk well.
Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, asafoetida and fennel seeds.
Add the curd mixture, curry leaves, 2 tablespoons of water and salt and stir continuously.
Let the mixture simmer for 5 minutes.
Add gavarfali along with water used to pressure cook it and mix well.
Cook the subzi for a few minutes more.
Serve hot with rotis.



pallavi says :

ur recipes are easy to locate and easy to follow but besides nice categorizations recipes for seasonal vegetables are very few
Posted on: 19 November 2011 - 6:37am