Gavar and Ratalu bhaji (Cluster Beans and Sweet Potato Vege )


This is a simple vegetable dish which goes well with phulka. Ratalu adds a little sweet taste to this dish which is balanced by using ginger-garlic green chillies paste.Also it has a distinct flavour of Ajwain.


1 cup Gavar (Cluster Beans) washed,de stringed and cut into 1 inch peices.

1/2 cup cubbed Ratalu (Sweet potato)


1  Onion chopped.

1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic-Green chilli paste.

1/2 tsp Ajwain.

1 tsp Mustard seeds.

1/4 tsp Asafoetida.

1/2 tsp Turmeric powder.

2 tbsp grated Coconut.

1/4 tsp Sugar.

1 tbsp Oil.

Salt to taste.


Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seed,ajwain and asafoetida.

Add ginger-garlic and green chillie paste.sauté for a minute.Add onion saute well.

Add chopped gavar and ratalu,add salt and turmeric powder.


Add 2 tbsp water.

Mix well,cover and cook for 5 to 7 minutes.

Add grated coconut and sugar.Mix well.

Cover and cook for another minute.

Remove in a serving bowl and serve hot with Chappati or roti of your choice.

Happy Cooking !!!


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