How to Make Til Potol

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Last Updated Aug 29, 2022

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How to Make Til Potol/ Sesame Pointed Gourd

How to Make Til Potol

Bongos those who are addicted to poppy seeds/posto know how delectable the recipe of potol posto/Pointed gourd with poppy seeds, But today the price of posto is skyrocketing, so why not make til potol, which is almost similar in taste to potol posto. The fried pointed gourds are simmered in a thick gravy made with poppy seeds and sesame seeds (the ratio is 1:2.5) and finished in a warm, ginger laced sauce; This is How to Make Til Potol/ Sesame Pointed Gourd.

In Potol posto we are not using any type of spice, not even turmeric powder. So this is also not an exception, here also I am not using any type of spice, but you can add turmeric powder and garam masala.

How to Make Til Potol

Equipment used

  1. Blender
  2. Kadai
  3. Spatula
  4. Sharp knife

Ingredients

  1. Sesame seeds/Til-2.5 tbsp
  2. Poppy seeds/Posto-1 tbsp
  3. Pointed gourds/ Potol-8
  4. Ginger-1/2 inch
  5. Garlic-4-5 cloves
  6. Mustard oil-1 tbsp
  7. Green chili-2
  8. Salt to taste

How to Make Til Potol/ Sesame Pointed Gourd

In a bowl add 1 tbsp poppy seeds

Til Potol step1

Add 2.5 tbsp sesame seeds

Til Potol step2

Add water and let them soak for 15 minutes

Til Potol step3

Take a blender jar and add the poppy and sesame seeds mix, ginger garlic, and a green chili

Til Potol step4

Make a fine and smooth paste.

Til Potol step5

Take potol and peel them and with the help of sharp knife silt lengthwise on one side like the image

Til Potol step6
Til Potol step7

Heat oil in a Kadai

Til Potol step8

Add panchphoron for tempering

Til Potol step9

Now add the pointed gourds/potol and stir them

Til Potol step10

Stir them till They become soft and color also changes to light brown, it takes 2-3 minutes in medium flame.

Til Potol step11

Pour the sesame paste

Til Potol step12

Wash the jar with water and add that water, and mix them well

Til Potol step13

Add salt and silted green chili, put the flame on low, and allow them to cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes

Til Potol step14
Til Potol step15
Til Potol step16

Now the gravy becomes thick and the potols are well cooked.

Til Potol step17

So transfer them to a serving plate and serve hot with rice.

Til Potol step18

If you like this recipe, then you may go for

Doi Potol

Dal Potol Recipe

Gobindobhog Chal diye potol

alu potol posto

How to Make Til Potol

How to Make Til Potol

Bongos those who are addicted to poppy seeds/posto know how delectable therecipe of potol posto/Pointed gourd with poppy seeds, But today the price of posto ois skyrocketing, so why not make til potol, which is almost similar intaste to potol posto. The fried pointed gourds are simmered in a thick gravymade with poppy seeds and sesame seeds (the ratio is 1:2.5) and finished in awarm, ginger laced sauce; This is How to Make Til Potol/ Sesame Pointed Gourd
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Bengali, Indian
Servings 4
Calories

Equipment

  • blender
  • A kadai or a fry pan
  • Spatula
  • knife

Ingredients
  

  • Sesameseeds/Til
  • Poppyseeds/Posto
  • pointed gourd/potol
  • ginger
  • garlic
  • Mustard oil
  • green chili
  • salt

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl add 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • Add 2.5 tbsp sesame seeds
  • Add water and let them soak for 15 minutes
  • Take a blender jar and add the poppy and sesame seeds mix, ginger garlic,and a green chili
  • Make a fine and smooth paste.
  • Take potol and peel them and with the help of sharp knife silt lengthwise inone side like the image
  • Heat oil in a Kadai
  • Add panchphoron for tempering.
  • Now add the pointed gourds/potol and stir them
  • Stir them till They become soft and color also changes to light brown, ittakes 2-3 minutes in medium flame.
  • Pour the sesame paste
  • Wash the jar with water and add that water, and mix them well
  • Add salt and silted green chili, put the flame in low, and allow them tocook in low flame for 4-5 minutes
  • Now the gravy becomes thick and the potols are well cooked.
  • So transfer them to a serving plate and serve hot with rice.

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