Methi potol | How to make Methi potol

By Atreyee Deb  |  23rd Nov 2016  |  
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About Methi potol Recipe

Pointed gourd/ potol/parwal cooked with methi leaves

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Methi potol

Ingredients to make Methi potol

  • Pointed gourd 250 gms
  • methi leaves chopped 1/2 cup
  • coriander leaves chopped 2tsp
  • 1 chopped onion
  • Crushed ginger+ garlic 1 tsp
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • ghee 2 Tbsp
  • salt 1/2 tsp
  • cumin seeds 1/2 tso
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 cardamom
  • 3 cloves
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 cup water

How to make Methi potol

  1. Wash the pointed gourds cut both the ends and peel the skin off . Now prick the gourd with a knife all over.
  2. Heat a pressure cooker with ghee and temper with cumin seeds, cinnamon, bay leaves, cloves, cardamom, whole red chili.
  3. Now add the pointed gourds and lightly fry it with little salt.
  4. Add chopped onion, crushed ginger and garlic. Saute till the raw smell disappears.
  5. Add chopped coriander leaves and methi leaves. Mix it well, Stir occasionally in low flame for 7 to 8 minutes.
  6. Add tomatoes and check to adjust salt.
  7. Add half cup water, mix and close the lid of pressure cooker. Wait for one whistle.

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