- 2 cups of tender cluster beans - chopped
- 2 medium-sized onions - peeled and cut into quarter pieces
- 3 medium-sized tomatoes - finely chopped
- 1 tbsp grated dry coconut
- 2 tbsp roasted chana
- 1 tsp red chili powder
- 1 tsp powdered coriander seeds
- 1 inch ginger piece
- 2 cloves of garlic
- salt as per taste
- 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
- 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
- 1/2 tsp chana dal and urad dal
- 1 sprig of curry leaves
- 1 tbsp refined oil
Cluster beans are most popular in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Every auspicious Maharashtrian occasion is considered incomplete without preparations freshly made from cluster beans. Cluster beans curry is spicy, aromatic, and mouth-watering, imbibing all characteristics of a hot Indian curry. You can prepare the healthy and tasty curry by using commonly available ingredients. The recipe uses a balanced blend of spices crafted to perfection for you to relish a savory curry with your favorite bread or rice.
Cluster beans have many health benefits. Cluster beans are a good source of fiber. They are good for a healthy heart and for maintaining bone health. They are also known to control blood pressure and calm the brain. Cluster beans also help improve blood circulation.
How to make Cluster Beans Curry
Cluster beans are used to source guar gum, which is used across multiple industries. As compared to corn starch, guar gum – extracted from cluster beans has five times more thickening power. Guar meal churi is used for the production of different kinds of animal feeds.