Healthy Parwal Recipes You Cannot Miss
- Yash Lakhan
Updated : August 18, 2022 16:08 IST
Parwal is high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and it is also good for digestion and weight loss, owing to its low calorie content
Parwal is available at vegetable markets all year but rarely ends up in our grocery bags. Unfortunately, parwal (or pointed gourd) is one of the lesser-known Indian vegetables, but it tastes delicious and is also quite nutritious. So we decided to give parwal its due today. Parwal is high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and it is also good for digestion and weight loss, owing to its low-calorie content. Let us also mention that, contrary to popular belief, parwal can be a tasty addition to your meal. We believe that you should give this vegetable a chance to surprise and impress you.
Parwal has a mild flavour and soft flesh that easily absorbs the flavours of the other ingredients and spices with which it is cooked. With the right recipes, you can turn this vegetable into some delectable meals. To assist you, we've included three different parwal recipes for you to try.
1. Stuffed Parwal
If you can't stomach a simple sabzi with parwal, try stuffing them. Stuffed parwal is similar to stuffed bhindi or stuffed karela in that it is filled with a mixture of potatoes and roasted coconut, as well as a masala powder of various spices such as coriander seeds, fennel seeds, amchur powder, and Kashmiri red chilli.
2. Potoler Dorma
If you still need something to get you excited about making parwal, this recipe is ideal. Potoler Dorma is a delicious Bengali dish that can be served with roti or rice. This parwal curry is made by stuffing boiled parwal with crumbled paneer, dry fruits, sugar, and salt before deep frying it. These fried stuffed parwals are drenched in a rich gravy of onion, tomato, and spices, with cashew paste added for creaminess.
3. Parwal Aloo
Anything that has aloo in it will taste better. While there are numerous aloo-packed recipes on your regular menu, include this one as well. Parwal and potatoes go well together and make an excellent Indian sabzi when cooked with a variety of spices.
You won't be disappointed if you try these parwal recipes.