Doi Potol/ Dahi Parwal Bengali Vegetarian Recipe_ Totana's Recipe

Doi Potol/ Dahi Parwal Bengali Vegetarian Recipe_ Totana's Recipe

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  • Yogurt 1/2 cup
  • Parwal 250 grams (Pointed Gourd)
  • Onion paste 1/2 cup
  • Oil 1 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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    * 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


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