Gavari Chi Bhaji (Thin Green Beans)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - gavar
  • 1 .5 tsp - goda masala
  • 1 tsp - coriander seed powder
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seed powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • a pinch asafetida
  • an inch wide piece jaggery
  • salt to taste

How to Make Gavari Chi Bhaji (Thin Green Beans)

  • Wash and dry the gavar.
  • String each bean and break it into 2 or 3 even sized pieces taking off remaining strings at each break.
  • Heat oil in a wok and season with mustard seed, asafetida and turmeric.
  • Then add the chopped gavar and saute.
  • Sprinkle the goda masala, coriander and cumin seed powders over the vegetable and mix.
  • Also add the jaggery now.
  • Cook covered for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Use a steel plate as a lid for the skillet. On it pour a little drinking water.
  • As this heats, it help to cook the gavar.
  • Finally, add the water on the lid to the bhaji if it requires more moisture.
  • Stir in the salt. Serve with polis, rice and varan.