If you are looking for a healthy yet tasty recipe that could be your next comfort food, then try out this mildly spiced and delectable Guvar Batata Nu Shaak; your tastebuds will thank you for it.
About Guvar Batata Nu Shaak
Guvar Batata nu Shaak, also known as aloo fali ki sabzi, is a mildly spiced curry that is made with potatoes and fresh beans. This delicious mix of vegetables is ready quickly and easy to make.
In other words, it is a simple recipe with a range of flavors that you must try at least once. Try it out today!
How To Make Guvar Batata Nu Shaak
Guvar Batata Nu Shaak Gujarati Style Recipe
- 1 cup Potatoes cubed
- 1 cup Gawar fali
- 1 cup Tomatoes finely chopped
- ½ Carom seeds
- ½ Turmeric
- 1 Tbsp Cumin seeds
- 1 Tbsp Mustard seeds
- 1 Tsp Red chili powder
- 1 Tbsp Ginger garlic paste
- 3-4 Curry leaves
- ½ Tsp Corriander cumin powder
- Pinch of Hing asafoetida
- 1 Tbsp Sugar
- Salt to taste
- ½ cup Oil
- ½ Tsp Garam masala
- 1 cup Water
- Start by heating oil in a pressure cooker. Once the oil is heated, add in the mustard and cumin seeds, and cook until they start to pop.
- Add in the carom seeds, hing, ginger garlic paste, and turmeric powder, mix, and fry for half a minute.
- Add the potatoes and gawar fali, and give them a good mix.
- Drop in the coriander-cumin powder, red chili powder, and salt, and stir them well.
- Next, Pour the chopped tomatoes, garam masala, curry leaves, and sugar. Give all these a good mix.
- Add 1 cup of water, and stir it well. Close the lid and pressure cook it up to 3 whistles.
- Once cooked, take off the flame. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve steaming hot.
Expert tips you must read
- Make sure to use a heavy-bottomed pressure cooker to prevent your spices from burning and your potatoes from sticking to the bottom.
- Cook everything on low to medium heat to ensure that your potatoes and beans are well-cooked.
- If you don’t want to use oil for this recipe then you can conveniently replace it with ghee.
How to store this recipe
Although the recipe is so delicious that you will hardly have any leftovers, in case you do, here’s how you can store them.
Just transfer the leftover sabzi into an airtight container and store it in the refrigerator. This will last up to 2 days.
While reheating, just stir it in the pan for about 2-3 minutes and add water if needed.
We hope you will enjoy making and eating this flavourful Gujarati delicacy. Tell us how you like your Gawar Batata nu shaak, with chapatis, rice, or curd through the comments below.
Until next time Happy eating!
Can I use boiled potatoes for this recipe?
Although it is your choice, avoid using boiled potatoes for this recipe, or else they will get mushy.
Can I use other vegetables in this recipe?
You can add other vegetables like cauliflower, capsicum, etc., if you like.
Can I add more water to the recipe?
Yes, if you don’t want your Gawar batata nu shaak to be too dry, then you can add 1/2 -1 cup of extra water to the recipe.