Parval Sabji - Parvat Nu Shak - Pointed Gourd Curry Recipe Video


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy,


 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Asafoetida1 Pinch
 Mustard seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pointed gourd1 1⁄2 Pound, cut lengthwise into eighths (Skin scrubbed)
 Papad khar1 Pinch (Optional)
 Salt To Taste
 Potatoes2 Medium, cut lengthwise
 Green chili paste1 Teaspoon
 Garlic paste1 Teaspoon
 Turmeric powder1 Pinch
 Coriander and cumin powder1 Teaspoon
 Sesame seeds1 Tablespoon
 Lime juice1 Tablespoon
 Sugar To Taste
 Fresh cilantro1 Tablespoon, chopped finely

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 129 Calories from Fat 57

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.1%

Saturated Fat 0.86 g4.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 142.1 mg5.9%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 3 g5.2%

Vitamin A 7.2% Vitamin C 40.6%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 8.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat a pan with a couple of tablespoons of oil, add asafoetida, mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
2. When they crackle add the cut vegetables and stir gently.
3. Add the papad khar (optional) and salt and stir well. After about 2 minutes add the potatoes, stir gently, cover and let it cook for a few more minutes on medium heat.
4. Add green chili paste and garlic paste. Mix well, cover again and cook.
5. After about 10 to 12 minutes, uncover and add turmeric powder, coriander and cumin powder, sesame seeds. Stir and let it cook for about 5 minutes uncovered.
6. Add lime juice and sugar to taste. Mix well.
7. Garnish with finely chopped cilantro and turn off the stove.

8. Serve with rice, roti and kadhi or dal.

Editors Review

Those fond of having the Gujarati cuisine will really enjoy this dish. This vegetable is very healthy and this dish is prepared in the regular day to day cooking. So do try out the recipe and surely watch the video.