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Aloo Parwal/ Pointed Gourd Curry

A great dry curry made with Parval aka pointed gourd and potatoes. Tastes best with Indian bread.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 5 Portions
Calories 167 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 500 Grams Parwal / Pointed Gourd
  • 2 Potatoes Medium Size
  • 1 Onion Large Size, finely chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes Large Size, chopped
  • 2 Green chillies Finely Chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/3 Teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 Tablespoon Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped Coriander Leaves

Instructions
 

  • First of all, cut the top and bottom of parwal and peel their skin. You can also leave the skin on. Now wash them and chop the parwal into 4 pieces. Similarly peel the skin of potatoes, wash them and cut them into small cubes.
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  • Heat a pressure cooker on medium flame and add oil to it. Once it’s warm, add Asafoetida and cumin seeds. Now add chopped onion and sauté for a minute. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté again.
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  • Now add all the spices and chopped tomatoes and chillies. Sauté till the mixture start leaving oil.
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  • Add chopped Parwal and potatoes now with 1 cup of water. Mix everything and put the cooker lid on. Cook till 2 whistle of pressure cooker. Switch off the flame and let the pressure release on its own.
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  • Open the lid of cooker and add chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with phulka roti, or steamed rice.

Notes

  1. Cooking time may vary depending upon the pressure cooker.
  2. You may increase or reduce the amount of water depending upon the desired consistency of your gravy.
  3. Remove the seeds inside of parwal if they are ripen and hard.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Aloo Parwal/ Pointed Gourd Curry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 543mg24%
Potassium 547mg16%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 416IU8%
Vitamin C 29mg35%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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