Potato and pointed gourd curry

3 years ago
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Potato and pointed gourd curry cooked with Indian spices.

Pointed gourd /Parwal  is a seasonal vegetable and is available during summers till monsoon season. Pointed Gourd  is mainly used in North and East India specially in the states of Orissa and Bengal.

This vegetable is easy to digest so recommended for the patients with weak digestion,constipation,jaundice and  is specialy good for stomach ailments.

aloo parwal ki subzi


  • Potato /aloo -3 (medium)
  • Pointed gourd /parwal/potol  -8 (medium)
  • Yogurt/dahi - 2.5 tbsp
  • Turmeric /haldi -1/2 tsp
  • Chili powder /lal mirch -1 tsp
  • Garam masala-1/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder/dhaniya -1 tsp 
  • Fresh coriander /hara dhaniya- 1tbsp
  • Sugar/chini -1/3 tsp
  • Salt /namak- to taste
  • Water-1.5- 2 cup

Grind together-

  • Tomato,chopped- 3
  • Green chilies,chopped- 2
  • Ginger-1/2 inch


  • Mustard oil /sarso ka tel 2.5 tbsp*
  • Whole red chilies /lal mirch -3
  • Green cardamom /hari elaichi -4
  • Cinnamon /daalchini -1/3 inch
  • Cumin /jeera-1 tsp
  • Cloves /laung -2

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Anjana Chaturvedi Author at Maayeka - An authentic Indian vegetarian cooking website Dubai, UAE "UAE's best vegetarian cooking website." - The National Featured in BBC Good Food, Bawarchi by Sify, GetaheadIndia, Nari