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How To Make Parwal Ki Bhujiya

Parwal Ki Bhujiya- a simple yet delicious stir fry made with thinly sliced pointed gourd
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish, Tiffin recipes, Travel Food
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: parval, parval ki bhujiya
Servings: 4 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 450 gms Pointed Gourd / Parwal
  • 3.5 tbsp Mustard Oil / Sarson ka tel
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1/3 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder / Dhaniya Powder
  • 1/3 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 1 tsp Mango Powder / Amchoor Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili powder
  • salt to taste


  • Wash the parwal with enough water.
  • Slice the parwal lengthwise in 6 to 8 pieces(depending on the size and thickness of parwal)
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan and add cumin seeds. when cumin starts to crackle add asafoetida and turmeric powder.
  • Immediately add the parwal slices and add salt ,saute for few seconds.
  • Now cover the pan with a lid and cook on low heat.
  • Keep stirring 3-4 times in beteen so the parwal will not burn or stick to the bottom of the pan.
  • When parwal become soft then add chili powder,coriander powder and mango powder and mix.
  • Saute for 1-2 minutes on low heat so it become crisp.
  • Serve hot with daal chawal, khichdi, poori or chapati .