Cluster Beans Foogath Recipe, How to make Cluster Beans Foogath
Recipe type: Side
RecipeCuisine: Indian, Goan
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Serves: 3-4
Cluster Beans Foogath Recipe - with step by step instructions, also known as gavar foogath.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or any refined vegetable oil
  • 250 gm cluster beans/gawar chopped finely
  • ⅓rd cup finely chopped onion/ pyaz
  • ¼th cup chopped tomatoes/tamatar (optional)
  • ¼th cup fresh grated coconut/ nariyal
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped green chilies/hari mirch
  • ¼th tsp turmeric powder/haldi (optional)
  • salt as per taste
How to make the recipe?
  1. Firstly keep all the veggies chopped and ready for the foogath recipe.
  2. Heat oil in the pan, once hot add the ¼th cup chopped onion.
  3. Also add the green chilies.
  4. Keep stirring them.
  5. Saute the onion until they become translucent.
  6. Sprinkle the turmeric powder if using. Adding haldi powder is optional.
  7. If you are using tomatoes add ¼th cup of tomatoes now.
  8. Saute the tomatoes until they appear tender.
  9. It's time to add the 250 gm of chopped cluster beans.
  10. Finally add salt for seasoning.
  11. Stir all nicely.
  12. Cover with a lid and allow to cook.
  13. Alternatively you could cover with a lid containing water.
  14. Keep stirring the beans whichever way you cook them. Cook until the color and the texture of the cluster ebasn changes.
  15. In case they stick to the bottom just sprinkle some water and stir. Cluster beans take a longer time to cook atleast about 10-12 mins. Once they are cooked add the fresh grated coconut.
  16. Stir nicely.
  17. Cook for 2 mins more on low heat. Switch off the gas and serve gawar foogath with dal-rice, pulao or a side dish with any meal. Cluster beans foogath also goes well when paired with roti, phulkas or bread.
  18. If you are looking for similar recipes then do check ivy gourd foogath, french bean foogath, bhindi masala, chole masala, tendli masala, aloo dry sabzi, aloo pudina sabzi, mushroom tawa masala and mushroom stir fry recipe.
1. Adding tomatoes and turmeric powder is optional.
2. If you love spicy food then add some more green chilies.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at