Potol Bhaja

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10 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 3%
Carbs 18%
Fats 79%
Low Carb
Gluten Free
Lactose Free

Potol Bhaja is a popular Bengali vegan and vegetarian dry vegetable recipe from FitterEats. Typically served for lunch or dinner as the main course, this savoury dish has a unique distinctive regional flavour. Being low carb, gluten-free, and lactose-free makes it a flavourful healthy choice that also fits in with a keto diet. Learn the easy way to cook and serve this simple potol recipe today! Pairs best with Roti and Rice.




  • 1/2 Cup Diced Snake Gourd (Padwal)
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Potato
  • 1 Tbsp Julienne Onion
  • 1/2 Tsp Chopped Garlic
  • 1/4 Tsp Nigella Seeds(Kalonji)
  • 1/4 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/8 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tsp Mustard Oil
  • As Required Water


  • Step 1

    In a pan, heat mustard oil, kalonji, chopped garlic, julienne onion, chopped potato, diced parwal, haldi, red chilly powder, salt and mix well, add water and mix again, cover and cook well

  • Step 2

    Serve hot with chapatti

Healthy Twist

To Improve Bone Health, Add a Tsp of Calcium Rich White Sesame Seeds

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Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(90gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 4gm 1.4%
Dietary Fiber 2gm 7.0%
Protein 1gm 1.3%
Total Fat 8gm 10.0%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 88 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 26 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 15 minutes
  • Bicycling 12 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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