Aloo Potoler Dalna

Recipe by Sonali

A very generic form of curry made of potato and pointed gourd, a good to go recipe in summer days

Style: Traditional | Cooking time: 30 min
Servings: 4



Potol / pointed gourd – 4

Potato – 1 peeled and diced

Gingrer paste – ½ tsp

Chili paste - 1 tsp

Cumin powder – 2 tsp

Coriander ppowder – 1 tsp

Tomato ketchup – 2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Cumin seeds – ½ tsp

Bay leaf – 1

Salt & sugar – as per taste



  1. Peel the pointed gourd and cut them into halves.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and tamper the cumin seed and bay leaf then add pointed gourd and potato. Cover the pan and fry them.
  3. Now add ginger paste, chili paste.
  4. Make a paste of cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, tomato ketchup, salt and water. Add it.
  5. Fry till oil oozes out.
  6. Add water and sugar, cover the pan with a lid.
  7. Let the vegetables boil. Serve it hot with rice/ roti.

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