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Kolkata Doi Potol Recipe

Kolkata Doi Potol is a popular Indian Entree
Author :
On :
Monday, 25 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Entree Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 8 - padwals (slit vertically into half)
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1 tsp - Yoghurt (beaten)
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 4 tbsp - Mustard oil
  • 1 tsp - Ginger (grated)
  • 1 tsp - Sugar
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Kolkata Doi Potol:

    1. Mix the padwal pieces with 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder and salt.
    2. Heat oil in a pan and deep-fry the padwals until brown. Drain and keep aside.
    3. In the same oil, add the cumin seeds and grated ginger. Saute for a minute.
    4. Add the spices, sugar, salt and the beaten yoghurt. Mix well. Simmer until the oil leaves the sides of the pan.
    5. Add the fried padwals to the mixture and 1/2 cup of water.
    6. Simmer till the gravy thickens. Serve hot with luchi (puri) or paratha.


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