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Parval Sabji - Parvat Nu Shak - Pointed Gourd Curry

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  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pointed gourd 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut lengthwise into eighths (Skin scrubbed)
  Papad khar 1 Pinch (Optional)
  Salt To Taste
  Potatoes 2 Medium, cut lengthwise
  Green chili paste 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1 Pinch
  Coriander and cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar To Taste
  Fresh cilantro 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely

1. Heat a pan with a couple of tablespoons of oil, add asafoetida, mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
2. When they crackle add the cut vegetables and stir gently.
3. Add the papad khar (optional) and salt and stir well. After about 2 minutes add the potatoes, stir gently, cover and let it cook for a few more minutes on medium heat.
4. Add green chili paste and garlic paste. Mix well, cover again and cook.
5. After about 10 to 12 minutes, uncover and add turmeric powder, coriander and cumin powder, sesame seeds. Stir and let it cook for about 5 minutes uncovered.
6. Add lime juice and sugar to taste. Mix well.
7. Garnish with finely chopped cilantro and turn off the stove.

8. Serve with rice, roti and kadhi or dal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Stir Fried
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Those fond of having the Gujarati cuisine will really enjoy this dish. This vegetable is very healthy and this dish is prepared in the regular day to day cooking. So do try out the recipe and surely watch the video.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 129 Calories from Fat 57

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.1%

Saturated Fat 0.86 g4.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 142.1 mg5.9%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 3 g5.2%

Vitamin A 7.2% Vitamin C 40.6%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 8.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Parval Sabji - Parvat Nu Shak - Pointed Gourd Curry Recipe Video