Gavar Fugath/Foogath/Cluster beans stir fry

As I have mentioned earlier in my posts that Mutton Stew stew ,Vindaloo ,fugiyas pulao and Gavar/Cabbage foogath is a must on an East Indian dinning table  for any ocassions .This is fav amongst many East Indians excluding me .I don't eat gavar/cluster beans but every one at home love it..My friends were behind me to post this here so finally posting it today ..Foogath basically  means a stir fry with onion green chillies and scraped coconut

250 gms gavar/cluster beans
2 med sized onions sliced
4-5 green chillies/as needed
1 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp sugar optional
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 cup Fresh scraped coconut

Break the ends of gavar/cluster beans  then with your hands break into to 3-4 pieces. we do not use knife to cut this.
Heat 2 tbsp oil in pressure cooker and saute onions till soft.
Then add green chillies and saute for few minutes.
Add gavar ,salt and turmeric and saute then add coconut and pepper powder and  very little water and cover the pressure cooker and cook for 1 -2 whistle .
Release the pressure ,open the lid .
Serve with chapatti /roti.

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  1. Beans is always a favorite! Looks delicious!

  2. I love cluster beans, this looks delicious..

  3. gavar is my favorite, but i cooked differently, this looks yum

  4. lovely stir fried beans dear <3 i am sure it tasted yum with coconut

  5. I love gavar but I cook differently, I like your idea of adding it.

  6. Can you make this with normal beans

  7. Simple dish but its my fav with my fav beans too.

  8. healthy and inviting sabzi dear..looks delish!

  9. I have cooked gavar just a few times when I was in Delhi visiting my sons. I like this variation with coconut. Looks tasty.

  10. Hi Gloria - How long is 2 whistles? We have a 30 year old Prestige pressure cooker - when the steam starts we add a weight to the nozzle, lower the heat and start timing eg.10 mins for potatoes

  11. Hi..
    The whole process in the cooker should take around 10-12 minutes ..We too have Hawkins cooker the old model without the whistle in that cooker it takes about 8-9 minutes to come.ujder full cooking pressure and there after we fitter cooker the gavar/cluster beans for another 2-3 minutes ..So in total I would say 12 minutes ..Thanks ..

    1. Hi
      The whole process should take about 12 minutes in the cooker ..
      We too have a old model hawkins cooker which is without the whistle ..In that cooker it takes about 8-9 minutes to come to full cooking pressure then we further cook the cluster beans for 2 -3 minutes .So in total say about 12 minutes .
      Thanks ..