তেল পটল( Parwal/parval In Mustard Oil)
A very unique Bengali Recipe prepared with Pointed gourd(পটল)as a side dish for lunch with plain white rice.
Onion paste- 4tablesp
Ginger paste- 2tablesp
Greenchilli- 2 tablesp
Mustard oil- 100ml
Garam masala powder- 1tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2tsp
Salt & sugar- To taste
First peel off the skins of the gourd,make a deep scratch on the body and fry the whole gourd in oil and keep aside.
In the left over oil, add onion+garlic+ginger+chilli paste and cook for sometime.
Then add Salt & sugar, turmeric and the fried gourds(পটল) and mix well.
When the masala gets stick to the gourd, add garam masala.
Serve hot with plain rice.
Scratch on the body of the gourd is made in order to let the masalas enters inside it.