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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Spicy Gavarfali dhokli/ cluster beans with wheat flour dumplings

Gavarfali  dhokli/ cluster beans and wheat flour dumplings , two fibre-rich ingredients – gavarfali (cluster beans) and wheat – come together in this delicious recipe, making it a really healthy treat! serve hot with phulkas or can be had as is.  String and boil the cluster beans before use.This is a rajasthani dish and my favorite , mom thought me this recipe . They taste really yumm when had piping hot and spicy :)


For The Dhokli
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp carom seeds
1/2 tsp red chilli pd
1/4 tsp turmeric pd
1/2 tsp cumin pd
1 tsp oil
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
2 cups cluster beans (gavarfali) chopped
salt to taste
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp red chilli pd
1/2 tsp cumin pd
1 tsp dhania/ coriander pd
1 sprig curry leaves
salt to taste


  • Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and knead into firm dough using enough  water.
  • Divide the dough into 20 equal portions and shape them into rounds.
  • Press each portion into a flat circle by pressing between your palms and then a small hole in between with your thumb (  this helps them cook evenly and faster). Cover and keep aside.
  • In a pan add plenty amount of water to cook the cluster beans and dhokli . When the water starts boiling add the cluster beans and dhokli and cook them till they are done.
  • Now strain cluster beans and dhokli and store the water.Add  the red chilli pd, turmeric, cumin, dhania pd and salt to the strained cluster beans and dhokli.
  • In a pan heat oil add cumin seed and mustard seeds and when they crackle add the cluster beans and dhokli mixture.
  • Now add a little amount of store stock to the mixture so that they are well combined. Mix well.them piping hot as is or it goes well with roti/ chapathi

 The rest of the stock can be used for making soups.

Sending to sara's tasty buds


  1. yummy and healthy version:)

  2. looks delicious and healthy...

  3. so inviting this is Happy Valentines Day :)

  4. Seems tasty..
    राजस्थानी व्यंजनों में से ये एक है,
    स्वाद ऐसा की जी ललचाए ....


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