Parval ki Sabzi

Parval ki Sabzi

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Main Course

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

There are some who do not think that parval sabzi cannot be tasty, but this one certainly is


  • Pointed gourd (parval), diced 8 to 10
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) ½ tsp
  • Garlic, minced ½ tbsp
  • Curry leaves 8 to 10
  • Salt to taste
  • Couscous 2 tsps
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Cumin powder ½ tsp
  • Black pepper powder ½ tsp
  • Black salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, garlic and curry leaves, mix and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add pointed gourd, salt, couscous, turmeric powder, cumin powder and black pepper powder and mix. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add ½ cup water and rock salt, mix, cover and cook till done.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl and serve immediately.