Doi potol | How to make Doi potol

By Sarika Singh  |  22nd Apr 2018  |  
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About Doi potol Recipe

My today's dish is from heart of east, Bengal .I always crave for bengali cuisine. Nice aromatic , mildly spiced preparations from bengal , are always a feast for foodies. So here is my share of yumminess from land of foodies .

Doi potol

Ingredients to make Doi potol

  • 6-8 medium size parwal(pointed gourd), scraped and halved length wise
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 garlic pods, minced
  • 1 inch ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2-3 green chillies, slitted
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, divided
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp sugar ( can be increased or decreased as per taste)
  • 1 cup yogurt ( curd)
  • salt to taste
  • oil
  • For tempering:
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3-4 green cardamom
  • 3-4 cloves
  • 1 inch piece cinnamon stick

How to make Doi potol

  1. Heat oil in a wok and fry parwal with some turmeric powder and salt, till some golden patches comes on it. Drain kitchen napkin and keep aside.
  2. Now add all tempering spices in same oil and let it crackle. Add chopped onions, garlic and green chillies. Fry till golden then add ginger. Let it fry for few seconds.
  3. Now take off the wok from flame and add well beaten curd along with Cumin powder, chili powder and turmeric powder. Again put on flame and stir constantly to avoid curdling.
  4. Let it come to a boil then add fried parwal and salt. Can add water if needed. Cover it and simmer till parwal get done.
  5. Serve hot with steamed rice and roti. Mildly spiced yet flavourful side dish to satisfy your hunger in a healthy way.

Reviews for Doi potol (1)

Milli Garg10 months ago

Sarika Singh
10 months ago
thanks dear:heart_eyes: