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Dahi Potol/ Parwal- TM food Corner by Lipika

Dahi Potol/ Parwal- TM food Corner by Lipika

Dahi Potol/Parwal is one of the best Bengali dish/ recipe. Dahi Potol/Parwal recipe is very simple and tasty.

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Yogurt 1/2 cup
Parwal 250 grams (Pointed Gourd)
Onion paste 1/2 cup
Oil 1/2 cup
Cloves 4-5
Green cardamom 3-4
Cinnamon 1-2
sugar to taste
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
Red chili powder 1 teaspoon
Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

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Method for Dahi Potol/Parwal:

  • Wash the Potol/Parwal in a fresh water
  • Scrap all the Parwal vertically/ lengthwise leaving streaks of skin on alternate strokes
  • Chop off the Parwal pointed end at both side
  • Mix salt and turmeric and keep it side
  • Heat oil in a non stick pan or kadai
  • Fry the Parwal till little brown color
  • Transfer cooked Potol/Parwal in serving bowl and keep aside
  • Now add Cloves, Cinnamon, Green cardamom stir it gently for good smell
  • Add onion paste, Ginger-garlic paste and saute till the raw smell disappears
  • Now add Red chili powder, mix it well
  • Add little sugar to taste and color for the grave
  • Add salt to taste
  • Add yogurt and slightly saute this mixture, simmer it for 3 minutes.
  • Gravy is ready
  • Now add all the Potol/Parwal one by one and mix it well with gravy
  • Let it simmer for 5 minutes
  • Dahi Parwal is ready
  • Take it out in a serving bowl and serve it hot

About The Author

Lipika Debnath

An engineering graduate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Veltech University Chennai. Her sense of pride for nation reflects from her work as after her graduation she joined as a school teacher in Hojai, Assam under Sarba Siksha Abhiyan, Govt. of Assam, India to nurture the young minds of India. She loves teaching and be with kids and providing them with the pinnacle of knowledge. She loves cooking and has mastered the art of cooking since her childhood. Meet our in-house Food Columnist, Miss Lipika who can make your mouth open and drool once you happened to read her food column. Yes, you need to be lucky or go and meet her personally at her home to taste those palatable dishes cooked by her.

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