Amara Payar Curry /Guvar Phalli Curry

Amara Payar /Guvar Phalli   like which baigan , you either  like it or hate it . I happen to like it and my family likes it too :). I used a new masala  Fenugreek masala from for this preparation and loved it.

Fenugreek (Methi )Masala
Chana dal - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp
Hing - 1/2 tsp
Whole Red chili - 4
Dry roast each ingredient  till fragrant and grind it to powder.

Amara Payar/ Gavar Phalli - 1 cup , cut into 2 inch  pieces
Onion - 1/4 cup , chopped
Saunf - 1/4 tsp
Fenugreek/ Methi Masala -  1 tbsp ( Or use coriander - 1 tsp , chili - 1/2 tsp)
Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Aam Choor  - 1/4 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
  1. Take half a cup of water in a sauce pan.
  2. Add amara payar , salt , turmeric .
  3. Cook till tender , drain and keep aside.
  4. Heat oil and add saunf and cook for 30 secs. 
  5. Add onion and cook till onion turns light golden.
  6. Add the aam choor, fenugreek masala and garam masala.
  7. Add drained amara payar and mix well.
  8. Cook for few minutes , till all the masala gets mixed with the vegetable.
  9. Serve with roti or paratha.


  1. Wonderful dish totally new to me... what is aam choor..? rply me pls.

  2. nice n yumy recipe..looks delicious

  3. delicious curry goes well with hot rice...

  4. Delicious curry, i can have it with a bowl of rice..

  5. delicious looking curry......perfect with rice

  6. Perfect and delicious curry with rice..yum

  7. nice healthy green curry - looks yum


  8. I love the warming & sweet aroma, fenugreek brings to curries.This curry looks so healthy & delish, but where would I find the amara payar?