Potoler Dorma (Pointed gourd Dorma)

Posted by : Priyanka Chowdhury

Potoler Dorma (Pointed gourd Dorma)
  • Food Type : Nonveg
  • Cook Time : 01:00
  • Cuisine : Indian
  • Calories
    308kcal
  • Protein
    30gm
  • Fat
    15gm
  • Carbs
    12gm

How to make & Potoler Dorma (Pointed gourd Dorma)

Step-1

Cut one point of the Pointed gourds and remove the inside with help of a knife of end of a spoon.

Step-2

If the prawns are big in size then cut it in smaller chunks. I kept the shell part of the prawn. If you don't eat it shell part then measure the weight after removing it.

Step-3

Grind the shell part of the prawns and the inside of the Pointed gourds togather in mixer grinder. If you don't use shell part of the prawns then add 20% of the prawns measured with the inside of the Pointed gourds and grind it. It'll look like a Paste.

Step-4

Add the red chilli powder, 1/4tsp of cumin powder and Prawns with the Paste.

Step-5

Heat up a pan and add lil bit of oil. Add the Paste and cook it in medium flame till it's cooked.

Step-6

When done keep the filling aside and let it cool down.

Step-7

Now fill the inside of the Pointed gourds with this filling. Don't over fill things. If a lil bit filling is left, you can eat it as it is as well.

Step-8

Close the entrance of the Pointed gourds with the part that was cut at first and seal it with the toothpicks.

Step-9

Heat up a pan and add lil bit oil. Add the Pointed gourds and fry it till it's fried properly in medium low flame. Don't over fry it.

Step-10

When done keep the Pointed gourds aside.

Step-11

Now heat up the pan and add the remaining oil.

Step-12

Add the cumin seeds. Fry for 10 secs.

Step-13

Add the onion and ginger paste. Fry it for sometime.

Step-14

Add the cumin powder, turmeric powder, salt as per taste, 2tbsp of water and the curd. Cook it till the masalas are cooked properly.

Step-15

Add the remaining water and mix everything well. Add the fries Pointed gourds and cover the pan. Cook it for 5 mins.

Step-16

Your tasty Potoler Dorma is ready.