23 October 2016

Cluster Beans Chutney

Cluster Beans has a lot of health benefits. They are low in glycemic index and thus beneficial for diabetic patients. It helps maintain good blood pressure and blood circulation. It has a good source of dietary fibre, thus good for cardio health and bones.

Cluster Beans Chutney

No. of Servings : 8 - 9


Cluster beans - 100 gms

Toor dal - 1/4 cup

Onion - 1 big

Tomato - 1 big

Ginger - 1" piece

Garlic - 5 cloves

Red chilli - 4

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Curry leaves - few

Coconut - 4 tbsp

Oil - 1 tsp

For Tempering

Mustard - 1 tsp

Red chilli - 1

Oil - 1 tsp

Preparation Method

1. Fry toor dal in a dry pan till it turns brown and keep aside.

2. Fry coconut in the same dry pan till it turns brown, keep aside.

3. Heat oil in the kadai and add red chilli, curry leaves, chopped ginger and garlic. Sauté till garlic turns brown.

4. Then add chopped onion and fry till it turns translucent.

5. Add chopped cluster beans, add little water and cook till the beans are half done.

6. Add chopped tomato and turmeric powder and sauté till the tomatoes are cooked.

7. Cool it down and grind to a thick paste along with fried toor dal and coconut. Add little water as required.

8. Temper using mustard and red chilli.


  1. Never know we could prepare chutney out of Cluster Beans.. Wonderful share Alboni!!

  2. Havent even thought abt chutney with cluster beans . Another healthy twist

  3. very unique and interesting chutney!! Yummy!

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  4. Eating Beans are Very Good For Health. I like This Sauce Recipe.

  5. Interesting! Never thought of this!