Gorikayi Palya Recipe – Karnataka Style Gawar Phali Sabzi

Gorikayi Palya is a dry sabzi recipe prepared with cluster beans or gawar phali. This is an easy recipe with scraped fresh coconut and spices. This makes a great recipe for lunch box as well.  Gawar Phali (Kothavarangai / Cluster beans), Coconut Oil, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Curry leaves, Dry Red Chillies, Fresh coconut, Sesame seeds (Til seeds), Garlic, Dry Red Chillies, Tamarind, Jaggery, Salt   250 grams Gawar Phali (Kothavarangai / Cluster beans) , snapped to bite size 1 teaspoon Coconut Oil 1/4 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 2 sprig Curry leaves 2 Dry Red Chillies For grinding 1/4 cup Fresh coconut 2 tablespoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds) 4 cloves Garlic , peeled 3 Dry Red Chillies 10 grams Tamarind 1 tablespoon Jaggery Salt , to taste     15   20     To begin making the Gorikayi Palya Recipe (Karnataka Style Cluster Beans Sabzi), steam gawar phali or cluster beans (Gorikayi) in a vegetable steamer or in a pressure cooked, adding 1 tablespoon water and cook for two whistles.Once cooked, turn off the heat and release the pressure immediately, so the Gorikayi remains green.Blend all the ingredients mentioned in the “To Grind” section to a coarse paste including fresh coconut, sesame seeds, garlic, dry red chillies, tamarind, jaggery and salt without adding any water.Heat oil in a kadai with a little oil. Add mustard seeds and allow it to crackle. Add curry leaves and red chillies saute till crisp. Stir in the ground coconut mixture and the steamed Gorikayi and give it a stir to combine well.Check the salt and adjust accordingly. Once done, turn off the heat and serve.Make this Gorikayi Palya for lunch or dinner and serve along with Thandu Keerai Sambar, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam.