Guvar Dhokali nu Shaak (Cluster Beans with flour dumplings)

Guvar Dhokali nu shaak is very famous traditional Gujarati recipe.It’s very easy and quick recipe.It is very delicious and fulfilling dish. Cluster bean or Guvar in Gujarati is a rich source of protiens and fibers. Guvar has also been  shown to be useful in weight loss and diabetes treatments. It’s very healthy and yet tastes very good.

This vegetable is cooked in two different ways but with flour dumplings is my favorite. so let’s start with step by step recipe.

Guvar Dhokali nu shaak (step by step with photos)

Preparation time:20 Minutes | Cooking Time: 10 Minutes | Total Time: 30 Minutes
Serves: 3 servings



200 gram Guvar (Cluster Beans)

4 Tablespoon Oil

6 to 7 Garlic

1 Teaspoon Ajwain (carom seeds)

1 Tablespoon Turmeric Powder

1 Tablespoon Coriander powder

1 Tablespoon Red chilly powder

salt to taste

Water as required

For Dhokali

50 gram Whole wheat flour

50 gram Gram flour

1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder

1/2 Teaspoon Coriander powder

1/2 Teaspoon Red chilly powder

1/2 Teaspoon  Ajawain (carom seeds)

1 Tablespoon Oil

salt to taste

Water as required


1) Wash guvar and cut the ends of beans , cut them in 1 inch size.

guvar dhokali nu shak recipe

2) For dhokali dough take whole wheat flour and gram flour in one bowl. Now add all the other ingrediants in that and khead a fine dough.

guvar dhokali nu shak recipe

3) Now make small balls from dough and then press them with your thumb and make Dhokali.

guvar dhokali nu shak recip

4) When everything is ready Heat a Cooker and take 4 tablespoon oil in that.

5) Then add ajwain (carom seeds) in it and saute for few seconds.

guvar dhokali nu shak recipe

6) now add chopped garlic in that and cook it for few seconds.

guvar dhokali nu shak recipe

7) Add Guvar and seasoning in it and mix well.

guvar dhokali nu shak recip

8) Then add Dhokali in that and mix well.

uvar dhokali nu shak recipe

9) Now add some water in it and pressure cook it for 4 to 5 whistle.

10) Guvar dhokali nu Shaak is ready. Serve hot with roti or paratha.

guvar dhokali nu shak recipe


1) You can use Dhokali to make Dal Dhokali, valor Dhokali, Dhokali nu shaak.

2) Don’t use so much water in this recipe otherwise it becomes sticky.

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