Cluster Bean Stir Fry
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How to cook Cluster Beans?

Quick Cluster Bean recipe with fresh beans. This bean variety is also known as Guar bean.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Goan, Indian
Keyword: cluster bean stir fry, cluster beans
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 181kcal
Author: Helene D'Souza


  • 1 Tablespoon Oil
  • 1 Onion sliced
  • 1 Tomato diced
  • 8.8 ounces Cluster Beans aka Guar Beans
  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chili Pepper ground
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Garam Masala
  • 3 Tablespoon shredded Coconut garnish


  • To prepare the cluster beans , just discard the ends and cut the beans into smaller 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Heat up a pan with il and cook your onion slices soft. Then add the tomato pieces and do the same.
  • Add the cluster bean pieces and stir cook for a minute on medium heat.
  • Cover the beans with waterm season with salt, black pepper, red chili pepper, turmeric and garam masala.
  • Mix it well and cook for about 15-18 minutes, till the vegetables are soft but not overcooked!
  • Just before serving you can add the shredded Coconut to garnish.
  • Serve hot as a side dish with Indian/Goan or even Asian curry meals.


Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 620mg | Potassium: 289mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 510IU | Vitamin C: 75.4mg | Calcium: 181mg | Iron: 2.3mg