Low-carb Pointed Gourd Curry Using Ready to Use Curry Paste
Pointed gourd curry or parwal curry is a delicious main course dish in almost all parts of India. This is extremely healthy and a low carb food. Pointed Gourd or parwal is another great food option for keto diet. This is prepared in various ways either alone or in combination with other vegetables e.g. stir fried side dish, main course gravy, stuffed pointed gourd, mashed gourd or even as a dessert. These are beneficial for diabetic patients as it controls blood sugar and cholesterol. It helps in weight-loss as this is low in calorie and low in carbohydrate. The seeds of this vegetable helps to ease the stool and helps in treating constipation. As this is full of antioxidants and rich source of vitamin A & C it delays aging process. So why not try making interesting recipes from this superfood.
When summer starts many markets are flooded with young and fresh pointed gourds. Comparatively this is much famous cuisine of Eastern part of India than any other place. This is one of my favourite recipe as well. I have prepared this simple yet yummy dish using my ready to use curry paste. As I have mentioned in my previous post of curry paste, this is a must have in your refrigerator if you want to save your cooking time. So when I wish to prepare some curry or gravy based dish, it doesn’t take more than 10 – 15 minutes to cook. Try this simple and effective technique of fast cooking.
This curry took only 10 minutes or less. For better taste, deep fry the pointed gourds or parwal. It also tastes heavenly when cooked in combination with potatoes. I will be posting some more pointed gourd recipes this week.
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Lets start cooking Pointed Gourd Curry (Parwal Ki sabzi/ Parwal Masala/ Potolor Dalna)