Parwal Aloo

Parwal in Hindi, as in English it is called and Green gourd or Pointed gourd, is a vegetable having many nutritive values. It is cooked along with potatoes  & is quite tasty also. There is a sweet dish also made of this vegetable known as Parwal ka murrabba, but the recipe that I am going to share is Parwal aloo.



Parwal looks like this. Now let us get back to our recipe. Here we go
Preparation time – 25 minutes | Serves – 3

  • 250 gms Parwal
  • 4-5 potatoes
  • 1/4 tsp cummin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp dhania powder
  • 1/4 tsp amchoor powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3tbsp oil


  1. Cut the Parwal into long slices not too thin, even cut the potatoes also lengthwise.
  2. Now take oil in pan , put the cummin seeds, as they splutter put Parwal, all spices & cook in medium flame.
  3. When both the vegetables are tender cook for a while & put off the flame.

Your Parwal Aloo is ready ,you can relish it with Dal Chawal as a side dish.
Enjoy this dish.




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