Sunday, January 23, 2011

Guvar Dhokli nu Shaak

Choose very tender cluster beans for this curry since we keep them whole for the recipe. If you don't find then tender enough, you can break them into 2" pieces.

Gawar dhokli nu Shaak
Cluster Beans with flour dumplings
2 cups cluster beans, both ends removed, strings removed, keep them whole
1 tbsp jaggery/sugar (more or less per taste)
1 tsp mild chili powder
1 tsp dhana jiru/coriander-cumin seed powder
salt to taste

Make a dough for Dhokli -
1/4 cup wheat flour
2 tbsp besan/chickpea flour
salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp paprika or mild chili powder
1/8 tsp ajwain/owa
1/8 tsp asafoetida
1/2 tsp oil

2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp asafoetida
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp ajwain/owa

1. Mix flour mixture. Add water carefully to knead a dough. Make small balls and press to make small discs(dhokli). Cover and set aside.
2. Heat oil in a saucepan. Add tempering ingredients. As they sizzle, add cluster beans and water. Let them cook.
3. Add 1 cup water, salt to taste, jaggery, mild chili powder and coriander-cumin powder.
4. As it comes to boil, slide discs/dhoklis. Let them cook in the gravy. Add more water if necessary. When they are fully cooked, switch off the gas. Cover.
5. There should be some gravy to this curry.

Note -
1. You can steam cluster beans before adding to tempering. This step will save some time.


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