Stuffed potol

Stuffed potol

Stuffed pointed gourd cooked in a spicy and tangy sauce.

Ingredients

  • 6 Potol / pointed gourd
  • 3 tablespoons Mustard oil
  • 2 teaspoons Turmeric powder
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilly powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons Jeera powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Paste
  • 3 Green Chillies
  • 2 Tomato
  • 1 Potato
  • 4 Onion
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Slit the Potols and scoop out the seeds and flesh. Keep aside.
  2. Heat 1 Tbsp Mustard oil and sauté 1 chopped onion.
  3. Add Potol flesh and seeds, half a tomato, turmeric powder and salt. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  4. Stuff the potols with this mixture. Keep aside.
  5. Heat 2 tbsp oil and fry the remaining onions.
  6. Add bay leaf, cubed potato, tomato, garlic Paste, green chillies, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well.
  7. Add 2 cups of water and cook for 5 minutes
  8. Add the Potols, cumin powder, garam masala and red chilly powder and mix well.
  9. Cook until the potols are fully cooked and the gravy becomes thick.
  10. Serve Stuffed potol with rice.

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