Wednesday, 12 July 2017


Prep Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 25 mins
Serve  : 2

Boiled potatoes  -  4 - 5middle size
Parwal/pointed gourd  -  4 - 5
Chopped onion  -  2 middle size
Ginger  -  1 inch stick
Garlic cloves  -  3 - 4
Cinnamon  -  1 inch stick
Cloves  -  2 - 3
Whole black pepper  -  2 - 3
Cumin seeds  -  1 tsp
Turmeric powder   -  1/2 tsp
Coriander powder  -  1 tsp
Red chilly powder  -  1 tsp
Garam masala powder  -  1 tsp
Chopped coriander leaves  -  1 tbsp
Salt  -  to taste
Oil  -  4 tbsp

Blend one chopped onion,garlic cloves,ginger,cinnamon,cloves,whole black pepper and 1/2 tsp cumin seeds to make a fine paste.
Wash and chop parwal/pointed gourd and cut into two pieces.
Also cut boiled potato into two pieces.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add pointed gourd/parwal  and stir fry till brown. and strain it.
Add boiled potatoes and saute till dark brown and strain it.
Again heat oil in a same pan.
Add cumin seeds to crackle.
Add one chopped onion and saute till brown.
Add onion and all spices paste and saute for 4 - 5 mins.
Add red chilly powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder and 2 tbsp water and mix well.
Stir well till oil starts separating.
Add boiled  and fried potato and fried parwal/pointed gourd and mix well.
Add one cup of water and cover it for five mins.
Add garam masala and salt and mix well.
Garnish with coriander leaves .
Serve hot with rice   or chapatis.