Brazil Nuts · Parwal/Pointed Gourd · Recipe without Onion/ Garlic · Side Dish

Parwal Subji with Brazil Nuts | Pointed Gourd Stir-fry with Brazil Nuts

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Parwal Subji with Brazil Nuts

Serves: 3

Choose organic ingredients whenever possible.

Ingredients : (Visit English – Tamil – Hindi translation/ஆங்கிலம்-தமிழ் மொழி பெயர்பு)

  • Parwal/Pointed Gourd – 3 cups (Vertically Sliced)
  • Brazil Nuts – 6(Soak overnight and shred)
  • Ayurvedic Rasam Powder – 1 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Oil/ Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Salt – To taste

Get Started:

  • Heat ghee/oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Once the seeds pop add asafoetida and saute for few seconds.
  • Add parwal, salt & turmeric powder and cook covered on low-medium flame till the veggies are cooked.
  • Add rasam powder and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame and add shredded Brazil nuts and mix well.

Tasty and healthy Subji is ready!

Enjoy it as a side-dish for Roti-Dhal Combo or Sambar/Rasam Rice.


  • Parwal pacifies Pitta & Kapha.
  • Always soak nuts overnight to aid digestion.
  • Brazil Nuts are rich in Selenium.

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