Gavar Aloo ki Sabzi

Cluster beans cooked with potatoes and some simple masalas. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Gavar Aloo ki Sabzi
Main Ingredients Cluster beans (gawar), Potatoes
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Gavar Aloo ki Sabzi

  • 250 grams Cluster beans (gawar) stringed and cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 2 medium Potatoes peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Jaggery (gur) grated
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coconut scraped


  1. Mix cluster beans, onion, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and cumin powder in a bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add mustard seeds. Once they start to splutter, add cumin seeds and asafoetida.
  3. When cumin seeds start to change colour, add cluster bean mixture-potatoes and mix well.Cover and cook for two to three minutes.
  4. Add jaggery and salt, cover and cook till the beans are tender and the potatoes are cooked.
  5. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot garnished with scraped coconut.

Nutrition Info

Calories 820
Carbohydrates 98.8
Protein 15.1
Fat 40.7
Other Fiber Fiber- 25.5gm