How to make Bharwan Parwal - Stuffed parwal

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Parwar (परवल), Desiccated Coconut (डेसिकेटेट कोकोनट/ सूखे नारियल का बूरा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Bharwan Parwal Recipe Card

Bharwan Parwal

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Bharela Marcha, Paneer Butter Masala, Paneer Nazakat, Pyaazwali Bhindi.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bharwan Parwal Recipe

  • Parwar 6

  • Desiccated Coconut

  • Oil 1/4 cup

  • Desiccated coconut 1 tablespoon

  • Milk powder 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fennel seed (saunf) powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Cut the tips of the parwals, then scoop out the marrow with the help of a teaspoon. Heat one tablespoon of oil in a pan.

Step 2

Add desiccated coconut, milk powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, saunf powder, green chillies, sugar and salt. Mix well and fry for five minutes.

Step 3

Fill this mixture into the parwal cavity. Heat remaining oil in a thick-bottomed pan. Add filled parwals, cover and cook on low heat for ten minutes. Keep turning from time to time.

Step 4

When soft, remove cover and keep stirring till all sides are evenly golden brown in colour. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot.