Bengali potol recipes

Doi Potol / Dahi Parwal

Doi Potol / Dahi Parwal

Doi Potol or Dahi Parwal an authentic and rich Veg recipe of Bengali Cuisine. Potol/parwal a summer vegetable is a good source of carbohydrates, vitamin b and vitamin c
DOI POTOL

DOI POTOL

I do not know though how authentically Bengali it is. May be it was a later development/inclusion in the modern homes, something different from the regular fair of chochori or aloo-potoler dalna
Niramish potoler dolma...

Niramish potoler dolma...

There are several other way pointed gourd is cooked in a Bengali household. Potol or Parwal (pointed gourd) is a common summer vegetable in India
Potol Posto - Parwal in Khus Khus gravy

Potol Posto - Parwal in Khus Khus gravy

fast and yummy authentic Bengali dish made of potol /parwal and poppy seeds. Generally people say authentic Bengali dishes are complex and takes a lot of time but this one is a simple
Bengali masoor dal (red lentils) khichdi / khichuri – for rainy days

Bengali masoor dal (red lentils) khichdi / khichuri – for rainy days

And Monsoon is the season when rivers in Bengal are full of ilish, hence this marriage of liquid yor runny massor dal khichuri with ilish mach bhaja, sometimes with dim bhaja or Indian omlette, assorted vegetable fritters like begun bhaja (fried eggplants), aloo bhaja (thinly sliced crispy fried potatoes), potol bhaja (fried pointed gourds) and so on
Bengali Tetor Daal, Lentil with Bitter Gourd

Bengali Tetor Daal, Lentil with Bitter Gourd

i love bengali cuisine and often cook recipes which i learned from a bengali neighbour- Aloo potol curry , Beetroot Chops, Bengali aloo and cabbage curry, Aloo Chorchori , Kancha Aamer chutney, are made and enjoyed regularly in my house
BENGALI STYLE SHINGARA

BENGALI STYLE SHINGARA

If you have noticed my food platter pictures when my guests are due, you will notice I do not go for a "dimer chop or mochar chop or a chingri ba murgir keema bhora potoler dorma"