Tuesday, 25 May 2010
Guwar / Guvar / Guar Jo Shaak / Spicy Cluster Beans
2 tablespoons oil
2 medium onions; chopped fine
4-5 cloves garlic; minced
3 inch ginger; grated
4-5 green chillies; minced
4 medium tomatoes; blanched, peeled and chopped fine
1 lb guwar beens; topped and tailed
4 small potatoes; quarted
1 teaspn cumin seeds
2 heaped teaspns cumin/coriander powder
1/2 tspn turmeric
Salt to taste
1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the cumin and the onion and fry until golden brown.
2. Add the tomatoes, garlic, ginger and chillies, decrease the heat and cook for 7-8 minutes, until it is like a thick sauce, then add the cumin, coriander and tumeric powders, and mix and cook for a few minutes.
3. Add the potatoes, mix so the potatoes are coated with the tomato sauce, cover and cook about 7-8 minutes. Then add the guwar beans s mix.
4. Cover and cook for about 15-20 minutes until the potatoes and the guwar beans are cooked.
Serve with bajra rotla, puris, or chapati