Aloo Potol Bhaja is a popular Bengali recipe, which is made with potatoes and pointed gourd or parwal. While there are other popular ‘bhaja’ recipes like Baigan Bhaja or Aloo Bhaja, this Aloo Potol Bhaja is a must try and is also a great way to make kids eat parwal, which they would otherwise make a fuss about. This dry preparation, made in minutes with simple masalas, is a perfect accompaniment to a simple dal-chawal meal.
1 Sachet MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic
2 Tablespoons Mustard Oil
0.5 Teaspoon Panch Phoron
100 gms Potato (Cut Into Small Cubes)
250 gms Potol (Scraped and Cut Into Small Pieces)
2 Green Chillies (Slit, Lengthwise)
0.25 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
1 Pinch Salt
Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list.
Heat oil in a karahi and add the panch phoron. Then, add the potatoes, potol, green chillies and turmeric powder. Cook by keeping it covered for 8-10 minutes or till almost done.
Add the MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic and mix well. Then, add salt to taste and stir-fry till properly cooked.
Serve hot with chapattis or rice and dal