Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Potol Posto ( parwal khasKhas / pointed-gourd with Poppy seeds curry)

Potol Posto ( parwal khasKhas / pointed-gourd with Poppy seeds curry)

INGREDIENTS:
Parwal (Potol/ Pointed Gourd)
Green chillies...
Poppy seed (Posto/ khasKhas)
Black jeera (Kalwanji)
White Oil
Sugar (To test)
Salt (To test)
1/2 cup Milk
Turmeric powder


METHOD:
Peel the Potol/ parwal (250gms) and cut vertically.
Make a thick Poppy seed paste (20 gms) with 3-4 green chilli. In the thick paste add about 2 tbs. of milk.
Now heat oil in a deep frying pan, into it add 1tsp. of kalwanji. When the kalwanji starts spluttering add the parwal into it. Fry the parwal till it turns golden brown in colour. Then, into it add the thick poppy seed paste. Mix well. Into it add about ½ a tsp. of turmeric powder, sugar and salt-to-taste, and stir it well so that the paste completely covers the parwal (potol).
Cover it for some time and keep it over medium flame. Wait till the parwal gets cooked well and enjoyed with steamed rice or Polao.

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