Friday, October 20, 2006

Parval Sabzi

Parval - Pointed gourd,a Small cucumber like vegetable.
This vegetable is new to me.... i had no idea what it was.
I came up with this
recipe and it turned out well. Now i am hooked on to it.


350 gm - Parval, cut length wise
6 big flakes - Garlic, crushed and minced
1 tsp - Crushed red chili powder
1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
1 sprig - Curry leaves
Sesame oil
Salt to taste


1 ) Heat oil in a nonstick pan, add garlic and curry leaves. Fry garlic for a minute, then add chili powder and turmeric powder.
2) Add cut parval, salt to taste and little water. Close with a tight lid and cook on low heat. Sprinkle more water if necessary. Cook till parval is cooked.

Serve with chapati.

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