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Guar ki Phalli

Guar ki Phalli is the dry preparation of vegetable and spices that are used in our daily food. This sabzi is the simple, comfort food we crave for at times. Cluster beans (guar ki phalli) are high on nutrient value and fiber content.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian
Servings: 4


  • 250 gram of cluster beans guar ki phalli
  • ½ tbsp mustard oil
  • ½ tsp of cumin seeds jeera
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp fennel seed powder
  • ¼ tsp amchoor dry mango powder
  • a pinch asafoetida
  • to taste salt


  • Thoroughly wash the beans and pressure cook them with little water. Drain the water and allow them to cool. Gently peel off the side strand of each bean. It is a time consuming step but it's worth the effort. The beans will also split on their own from the centre.
  • In a wok, heat oil to smoking point. Add asafoetida, jeera, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, fennel seed powder. Add the beans, sprinkle salt. Mix gently coating well with spices. Add amchoor, quickly mix and remove from flame. After the labour of love, enjoy hot with chapatis as side.


  1. This veg taste best when it’s quite spicy. You can adjust red chilli powder as per your taste.
  2. You can also add boiled potatoes to this recipe while roasting and enjoy.