Stuffed Parval

PARVAL/PARWAL is also called pointed gourd in ENGLISH and goint in KONKANI.It is a green vegetable from Cucurbitaceae family like cucumber.It is a clomber (vine) plant.


10 parvals (pointed gourd)
2 tsp oil +3 tsp oil
5 garlic cloves
1 chopped onion
3 tblsp chopped capsicum
2 tsp grated carrot
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp lime juice
1 tsp cumin seeds
coriander leaves
Salt to taste


  • Wash and peel parvals and make a slit in it and scoop the flesh inside it and keep 
  • In a kadai take 2 tsp oil and saute chopped garlic and onion  for 5 minutes ,add scooped portion of parval and stir.
  • Add capsicum and carrot grated ,salt, and all spices, lime juice and mix well
  • Stuff around 2 tsp  in the parval 
  • In a pan take 3 tsp oil .add jeera(cumin seeds) and stuffed parvals, 1/4 cup water and cover with a lid
  • Cook  till parvals becomes soft
  • Serve with roti


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