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Potala (Pointed Gourd) Aloo Tarkari

Back from a long long vacation from India and ready to get back to business as usual. A vacation with family reminds you how good you had till you decided to get married and move miles and miles and miles away from them. And it reminds you what cooks your mother and mother-in-law are ;)
And it connects you to recipes that you had forgotten because you wanted to cook something fancy for the blog . So here is a very basic potala(parwal) curry.
Ingredients: Potala: 15 Potato: 2 medium Onion: 1 small finely choppedGinger garlic paste: 2 tbspTurmeric powder: 1 tspRed chilli powder: 1 tbsp (adjust as per taste)Cumin Powder: 1 tbspCoriander Powder: 2 tbspWhole Cardamon: 2Cinnamon Stick: 1/2 inchSalt: to tasteOil : 2 tbsp water: 1-2 cup
Procedure: To prep the potala you wash and the then script the outer skin of it with a knife and not use a peeler because that will remove too much and not much will be left to cook.
If you find bigger size potala then cut into half but if you get smaller ones like …