Gavarfali with bajra dhokli

Posted on August 18, 2009. Filed under: Heart recipe/low cholesterol recipe, Subzi | Tags: , , |

Gavarfali and bajra, the two fibre rich ingredients have been combined to make this mouth-watering delicacy. Served hot with phulkas to make a hearty and healthy meal.

Cooking Time : 25 mins.
Preparation Time : a few mins.

Serves 4.

2 cups gavarfali (cluster beans), cut into 25 mm. (1″) pieces
½ teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
½ teaspoon ajwain (carom seeds)
1 teaspoon gingergreen chilli paste
¼ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
½ teaspoon sugar
salt to taste
1 teaspoon oil
For the bajra dhokli
½ cup bajra flour (black millet flour)
1 tablespoon whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
½ teaspoon garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon chopped coriander
1 teaspoon oil
salt to taste
For the bajra dhokli
1. Combine all the ingredients together and mix well.
2. Add a little warm water and knead into firm dough.
3. Divide into 20 equal portions and shape them into rounds.
4. Press each portion into a flat circle by pressing between your palms. Keep aside.
How to proceed
1. Heat the oil and add the cumin seeds and ajwain.
2. When they crackle, add the gavarfali and salt and sauté for a few minutes.
3. Add 3 cups of water, ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes till the gavarfali is soft.
4. Add the dhoklis into the simmering vegetable and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes till the dhoklis are cooked. Add ½ cup of warm water if required to adjust the consistency.
5. Serve hot.

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