dahi parval

How to make Dahi Parwal?

Dahi parwal is a vegetarian dish which is a of mixture of parwal and curd. Parwal is also a versatile vegetable which can be cooked alone or with other vegetables as well.

Parval is also known as also known as parwal, pointed gourd, wild snake gourd, patola, green potato in different regions of India.

The vegetable is one of the nutritious foods and is offering vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2 and vitamin C which helps in boosting the immune system and keeps you away from cold, cough and headaches. It is also very less in calories and hence it helps to keep the cholesterol levels in control.

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This is a simple and a quick dahi parwal recipe to make. So, let’s have a quick look at the recipe!

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15-20 minutes

Total time: 25-30 minutes

Serving: 2


  • Parwal (cut in halves vertically)- 8-10
  • Curd-1/4 cup
  • Oil-1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste- 1/2 tsp

Method of preparation:

  • Firstly, heat oil in a pan, add garlic-ginger paste and let it roast for 1-2 minutes.
  • Secondly, add parwal, salt and mix well. Next, cover the pan with a lid and cook for 6-8 minutes.
  • Thirdly, add turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder and also mix well and add 1/4 cup of water to the pan. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Lastly, add curd and mix it well with the pan mixture. Now, cover it with a lid and cook till the parwals get completely cooked.
  • Finally, serve hot with chapatis or rice.

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