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Parwal – Aloo Curry / Easy Parwal Curry / Pointed Gourd – Potato Curry

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Date – 12.7.2016


About Recipe;

 Today I am showing another method of making Parwal – aloo subzi. The method of making this curry is very simple and easy,  it takes only 20  minutes to cook. Serve this parwal – potato curry with chapati, paratha and plain or jeera rice. 


 Preparation time –  10 minutes

Cooking Time – 20 – 25 minutes

Cuisine – North Indian

Serve – 3 




 Measurement cup used – 1 cup = 220 ml

Parwal / pointed guard – 6 medium size

Potato – 2 medium size

Onion – 1 medium (chopped)

Garlic – 4-5 (grated or paste)

Tomato – 1 medium (chopped)

Cumin / jeera – ½ tsp

Mustard seeds – ½ tsp

Red chili powder – ½ – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Garam masala powder – ½ – 1tsp

Mustard oil or any other cooking oil – 1 ½ tbsp.

Salt – as per taste

Water – 1 cup or as needed





 Rinse parwal very well, peel the outer thin skin then rinse again and chop into small or medium cubes. Set aside.

Peel the potatoes, cut into cubes and rinse well. Set a side.

Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard and cumin seeds, wait until they crackle.

Add chopped onion, saute till light brown.

Add grated garlic and fry for few seconds.

Add Chopped parwal – potato, stir well, cover with the lid and cook for 2-3 minutes over low – medium flame.

After 2-3 minutes open the lid and add red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and chopped tomato, stir and cover with the lid. wait until tomato gets mushy.

After 2 minutes  open the lid, add water and bring it to boil.

Now simmer the flame and cook the vegetables over low flame until they cooked.

When vegetables are cooked turn off the flame, if you want garnish the curry with chopped green coriander.

Parwal – potato curry is ready. Serve with chapatti, paratha, plain or jeera rice.



In Short 


Rinse Parwal


Remove outer skin then rinse again


Cut into cubes, peel the potatoes and cut into cubes


Heat oil


Add mustard and cumin seeds, wait till crackle


Add chopped onion, saute till light golden brown


Add garlic, fry for few seconds


Add parwal and potato cubes, stir


Put lid and cook for 2-3 minutes over low – medium flame


Open the lid add red chili, turmeric and coriander powder, stir


Add chopped tomato and salt, stir and put lid. cook till tomato gets mushy


Add water, bring the gravy to boil


Add garam masala


Put lid and cook until potato and parwal get cooked (at low flame)


Parwal potato curry is ready

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