Recipe Bengali Veg Recipe  | Delicious Parwal Curry Recipe

Bengali Veg Recipe | Delicious Parwal Curry Recipe


Potol or parwal is a seasonal veggie available during the summers in India. It has high water content and thus has a cooling effect. Posto or poppy seeds have their pride of place in Bengali kitchens and is widely used as the dominant spice in a host of veg and non-veg dishes. The combination of these 2 is a very tasty and prevalent dish that is both acclaimed for its taste as well as intrinsic cooling qualities. Try this at home if you haven't already and share your experiences in the comments section below.


  • whole green chillies - 4 pcs
  • mustard oil - 3 tbsp
  • Potol (washed, peeled and slited both ends) - 300 gms
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 3-4 tbsp
  • sugar - 1 and 1/2 tsp
  • Posto/ poppy seeds - 3 tbsp
  • Kalonji - 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • salt as per taste
  • Garlic - 1 clove

Enjoy your meal!

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