Cluster beans or gorikai palya recipe

Preparation Time : 15 min Cooking Time : 10 min Serves : 4

Cluster beans stir fry or Gorikai palya is a tasty curry prepared as a side dish for rice sambar or rasam, cluster beans contain nutrients that help in controlling blood sugar levels in the body. There are numerous health benefits eating cluster beans. This is an easy and delicious curry prepared by adding crushed roasted peanuts which gives a unique taste and flavor to the curry.  






Ingredients – 


Cluster beans/gorikai – 500 gm cut into 1 1/2 inch in length

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Onion – 1 medium chopped

Curry leaves – 2 springs

Peanut – 2 tbs

Sambar powder/red chilly powder – 2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

jaggery – 2 tsp

Coconut – 3 tbs grated

Coriander leaves for garnishing

Oil – 2 tbs

Salt to taste


How to prepare or make Gorikai palya/cluster beans curry –

Heat a kadai add peanut and dry roast until it turns to golden brown and crisp, remove it from the flame, allow it to cool


When peanuts become cool, remove the skin /outer layer


Crush peanuts to a coarse powder and set aside.

Heat a pressure pan by adding oil in it, when oil is hot add mustard seeds, allow it to crackle add curry leaves and chopped onion stir-fry


Fry onion till it turns to translucent.


Add cluster beans, fry for a while until the raw smell disappears from it.


Add sambar powder/red chilly powder, turmeric powder, jaggery, and salt to taste fry for a while.


Add 1/2 cup of water and pressure cook for 1 whistle, turn off the flame


When the cooker is cool open the lid, bring the curry to boil until it reaches a thick consistency.Add grated coconut mix all together.


Add crushed peanut powder and turn off the flame.Mix once again.


Finally, add chopped coriander leaves for garnishing and enjoy the dish as a side dish for rice sambar or with rasam

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3 Responses to “Cluster beans or gorikai palya recipe”

  1. Sudha says:

    I liked your recipes for their simplicity and visually appealing pictures. A little more detail at various steps will help and make it easier for a cooking novice.
    Keep more typical kannadiga recipes coming. 👍🏼

    • Usha Upchar says:

      Hello Sudha

      Thank you so much for your feedback,sure I will try to get it done, felt very happy to see it :)
      Keep checking my blog for further more delicious kannadiga recipes .

  2. demo says:

    thanks for sharing

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