Stuffed pointed gourd or potoler dolma

For my kid and for every kid I think vegetable is very boring. But we know vegetables are so essential for them. In our Indian lunch one vegetable dish is must. So I have to make my son eat it and thus make it special and appealing.Today I’m going to make pointed gourd in my lunch and in a bit different way.


  • 500 gms potol or pointed gourd
  • 200 gms cottage cheese
  • 2 big onions chopped
  • 2 tbs poppy seed paste
  • 1 large tomato paste
  • 2 tbs ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbs chopped garlic
  • 1 tbs chopped ginger
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbs cumin powder
  • 1 tbs coriander powder
  • 1 tbs garam masala powder
  • 2 tbs ghee or clarified butter
  • Sugar to taste


  • Scoop out the pointed gourds
  • Clean them properly
  • In a pan add half of the chopped onions,add chopped ginger,chopped garlic
  • Add the cottage cheese crush it
  • Add required salt amd sugar
  • Now stuff into all the pointed gourds
  • Fry all the pointed gourds with turmeric and salt
  • In a fresh pan add the ghee
  • Remaining onions,ginger garlic paste,tomato paste
  • Move your laddle until oil seperates
  • Add the remaining spices
  • Again wait until oil seperates
  • Add required water for gravy
  • Wait until gravy thickens
  • Add the fried pointed gourds
  • Simmer for 5-8 minutes

Apply ghee or clarified butter from top
Serve hot with steamed rice

Try it and share your valuable suggestions below in the comment box.

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