aloo parwal

Aloo Parwal (potato and pointed gourd) Recipe

Aloo Parwal
Parwal or Pointed gourd is a not a well-known vegetable. Aloo Parwal dish is a flawless summer time food made with very little spices which can be made fast. It can be made for lunch time, dinner time or for taking out in tiffin.


250 gms Parwal (Pointed Gourd)
2 Potato
1 tsp. chopped Garlic
1/2 tsp. Panch Phoran Mix
1/2 tsp. Turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp. Mustard Oil (Any oil)

Making Aloo Parwal:

  • Cut the potatoes lengthways into slices.
  • Peel the parwal and slice each into 4 pieces lengthwise.
  • Then heat oil in the a wide pan and add the phoran mixture. When it begins to pop, add cut garlic. Sauté garlic till it gets golden brown afterwards add sliced potatoes. Saute them for 4 to 5 minutes on low heat , then add turmeric powder and salt to taste.
  • Now add parwal pieces. Mix well, cover and let it cook for 10 to 15 minutes or till the parwal and potatoes are cooked.
  • Remove it in a dish and serve it with chapati or rice and curd.

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