Kolkata Doi Potol

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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