Potoler Dolma Recipe

Potoler Dolma is a popular Bengali dish made with pointed gourd or parwal stuffed with a flavorful mixture of spices, coconut, and paneer. The stuffed gourds are then cooked in a rich and aromatic gravy, resulting in a delicious and satisfying dish. Potoler Dolma is often served as a main course with rice or roti and is loved for its unique combination of flavors and textures.

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Ingredients for Potoler Dolma Recipe

  • 1.75 Nted Gourds
  • 0.13 cup Grated Coconut
  • 0.13 cup Crumbled Paneer
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Potoler Dolma Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.First, prepare the stuffing mixture by combining grated coconut, crumbled paneer, chopped onions, ginger-garlic paste, and a blend of spices.
  • STEP 2.Next, carefully stuff the mixture into the pointed gourds and secure the openings with toothpicks.
  • STEP 3.In a pan, heat oil and fry the stuffed gourds until they turn golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Remove the gourds from the pan and set them aside.
  • STEP 5.In the same pan, add chopped onions, ginger-garlic paste, and spices to make the gravy.
  • STEP 6.Cook the gravy until it thickens and then add the fried gourds back into the pan.
  • STEP 7.Cover the pan and let the gourds cook in the gravy for a few minutes until they are tender.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to choose fresh and tender pointed gourds for the best results.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • To make the dish more creamy, you can add a tablespoon of cashew paste to the gravy.

Storage and Serving

  • Potoler Dolma can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the dish in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve Potoler Dolma as a main course with steamed rice or Indian bread like roti or naan.
Nutrition
value
306
calories per serving
22 g Fat3 g Protein23 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    22g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    23g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    23g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    22g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    69mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    4387mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    40mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    25mg
  • Vitamin E
    4mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    59mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    67mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp