Chavali Kayi Bhath

Cluster beans / Guvar / Chavali kai / Gori kai. Usually with cluster beans lot of varieties of curries can be prepared. Here is a recipe with cluster beans which tastes simply tasty.
Prep Time
10 Minutes
Cooking Time
20-25 Minutes
2-3 People
Cooked Rice
Finely Chopped Cluster Beans
Green Peas
Curry Leaves
Turmeric Powder
Red chilli Powder
Tamarind Paste
Salt/ Sugar
1 Cup
¾ Cup
½ Cup
A Few
½ Tsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tsp.
To Taste
To Garnish
Grated Coconut
Chopped Coriander Leaves
Urad Dal
Channa Dal
½ Tsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tbsp.
A Pinch
1.     The cooked rice should be fluffed so that each grain is separated.

2.     Heat oil in a pan and make the seasoning. Add the chopped cluster beans, green peas and curry leaves. Give a good mix. Cover with a lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 10 minutes.
3.     Sprinkle some water and mix well. Cook it covered again for 10 minutes.
4.     Add all the dry powders, salt/ sugar and tamarind paste. Mix well. Cook till you get a good aroma. It may take another 5-6 minutes. Put off the stove.

5.     Now nicely mix the cluster bean mixture to the fluffed rice.
6.     Garnish with coriander leaves and grated fresh coconut and serve.


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