Stuffed pointed gourd or potoler dolma | How to make Stuffed pointed gourd or potoler dolma

By Simantini Sanyal chaudhuri  |  15th Sep 2016  |  
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Stuffed pointed gourd or potoler dolmaby Simantini Sanyal chaudhuri
  • Prep Time

    30

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  • Cook Time

    30

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    5

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About Stuffed pointed gourd or potoler dolma Recipe

A signature dish of Bengal where pointed gourd or potol is stuffed first with fish, paneer, potato, coconut etc. I have used grated coconut and potato.

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Stuffed pointed gourd or potoler dolma

Ingredients to make Stuffed pointed gourd or potoler dolma

  • Potol 5/6
  • Grated coconut 1 cup
  • Boiled potatoes (2 medium sized)
  • Green chilies 5
  • turmeric powder 3 tsp
  • asafoetida a pinch of
  • cumin powder 3 tsp
  • coriander powder 2 tsp
  • cumin seed 1 tsp
  • Bay leef 2/3
  • Whole garam masala (1 cinnamon stick, 2 cardamoms, 2 cloves)
  • 2 dry red chilies
  • tomato 1 medium
  • Kashmiri red chili powder 2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • cashews paste 2 tsp
  • oil 2 tsp
  • ghee 1 tsp
  • sugar 1/2 tsp
  • raisins 2/3 tsp
  • Grated coconut and slit chillies for garnishing

How to make Stuffed pointed gourd or potoler dolma

  1. After washing the pointed gourd, scrape the skin of the gourd with a knife and after that cut one tip a little big, then with the edge of a spoon scoop out the seeds properly.
  2. In a pan add oil and with a pinch of salt, fry them.
  3. In the same pan add whole jeera seeds, asafoetida, grated coconut, chopped green chilies, turmeric powder, salt and mix gently. Fry on a low flame, after 2 to 3 minutes add boiled potatoes and mix with coconut. Cook on a medium flame.
  4. Let the stuffing cool and then stuff the pointed gourds.
  5. In a fresh kadai add ghee and then add bay leaf, whole cumin seeds, dry red chilies, whole garam masala and as the aroma comes out add tomato paste. Cook till the oil separates.
  6. Add turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, kashmiri red chili powder, salt and mix well. Add a little water and then add the stuffed pointed gourds, let it boil and cook for 5 to 7 minutes. Add garam masala.
  7. Transfer to a serving plate.
  8. Garnish with slit chillies, raisins and grated coconut.

My Tip:

One should take long and thick pointed gourd, so that it would be stuff easily.

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