Potato pointed gourd curry with prawn(chingri diye alu potoler tarkari)

Potato pointed gourd curry with prawn(chingri diye alu potoler tarkari)

Potato pointed guard curry with prawn(chingri diye alu potoler tarkari) is a very common recipe in India especially in Bengal in summer season. In summer season potol/pointed guard are is a very cheap and easily available vegetable,so you can make potoler dolma,chingri potol etc.

Pointed gourd is a good source of vitamins and minerals. It is a good source of carbohydrates, vitamin A, and vitamin C and also magnesium, copper , sulphar and chlorine.

Preparation time is 30 minutes, cooking time 15 minutes

Total time :30 minutes

 

Ingredients:

 

Midiumm size prawn(bagda)-6-8 pices

Pointed goard 7-9 piecies (1/2 kg)

Potato-2 medium size

Onion -2 bigger

Ginger garlic paste-2 spoon(fresh grind)

Tomato- 2

Oil-2 teaspoon

Green chili 2-3(as per hotness)

Turmeric, coriander and cumin powder-1 table spoon each

Bay leaf-2

Ghee-1/2 tspoon

garam masala -1 /2 tea spoon

panch phoron-1/2 t spoon    (It comprises mouri (fennel seeds), methi (fenugreek seeds), kaalo jeere (black cumin  seeds), zeera(cumin seeds), and a typically Bengali spice, called radhuni)

salt to taste

 

Potato pointed gourd curry with prawn(chingri diye alu potoler tarkari)

 

First fry the prawns in little oil to change the color to light orange and keep aside

Wash and take out the skin of the pointed guards and cut it into round shape(cut into three pieces horizontally),and also peel out the skin of potatoes.

Then fry the potols in a kadai or pan ,then put panch phoron in the same oil and add onions to fry till color changes to light brown.

Add ginger ,garlic paste and cook for 2 minutes, then add potatoes and pointed guards and cook for 2 minutes.

Then add Turmeric, coriander and cumin powder and cook for 2-3 minutes, now add salt and cover the lid, allow it to cook for 5 minutes or till gravy becomes thick.

Now add prawn and garam masala, cook for 2 minutes

Take out from burner and add ghee.

Serve hot with steam rice.Potato pointed guard curry with prawn(chingri diye alu potoler tarkari) Potato pointed guard curry with prawn(chingri diye alu potoler tarkari)

 

Potato pointed guard curry with prawn(chingri diye alu potoler tarkari) Potato pointed guard curry with prawn(chingri diye alu potoler tarkari)

conclusion:You can prepare it without add prawn,This recipe you can take daily without any harm.

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