Cluster beans peanuts stirfry

how to make Kothavarangai Poriyal cluster beans with peanuts Andhra style Tamil style. Gawar sabzi recipe.

Cluster beans peanuts stirfry

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 5


  • 250 gms Cluster beans (Washed and chopped)
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 no. Dry red chilli
  • 1 tsp Urad dal
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp Grated / fine coconut powder

To grind :

  • 2 handfuls Peanuts
  • 3 no. Dry red chillies
  • 1 large pod Garlic


  • Heat a pan, to medium flame, add chopped cluster beans, add water, salt and turmeric powder, mix it well, cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the cluster beans is cooked and tender.
  • Meanwhile, take a fine blender, add peanuts, dry red chillies, garlic and grind it to a powder.
  • Once the cluster beans is cooked, transfer to a plate and wash the same pan and put it on medium flame again.
  • Add oil, once hot, add mustard seeds, Allow it to sputter fully.
  • Next add dry red chilli, Urad dal, asafoetida one after the other, sauté for a few seconds.
  • Add finely chopped onions, cook until translucent. Add the cooked cluster beans, mix it in.
  • Add powdered peanut and red chilli prepared earlier
  • Mix it roast it for a few minutes. Check for seasoning such as salt. Add more if needed.
  • Transfer to a serving dish, enjoy with hot sambar sadham.
Keyword Cluster beans, kothavarangai, Poriyal, Stir fry, Stirfry, vegan indian