Crisp Aalu Parwal


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It is a new version of the regular parwal sabji.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 3 to 4 servings


250 gms snake gourd (padwal) , deseeded and cut into two
3 potatoes
4 tbsp mustard (rai / sarson) oil
1 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch of asofoetida
1 tbsp chilli powder
1 tbsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tbsp garam masala
1 tbsp coriander (dhania) seeds powder
1 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
salt to taste

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and parwal and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the potatoes and mix well, cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add all the powders and cook covered till potatoes are done.
  5. Serve hot with phulkas/roti or naan.

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This recipe was contributed by Pranav1393 on 12 Sep 2012

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