Aloo Posto

 "Aloo posto recipe- Traditional Bangali style recipe of potatoes in a lightly spiced poppy paste"


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Serving

8

Ingredient

10 min

Preparation

20 min

For Cooking


INGREDIENTS


  • Potatoes 5-6 medium

  • Poppy seeds soaked 4 tablespoons

  • Mustard oil 2 teaspoons

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Pure ghee 1/2 teaspoon





COOKING STEPS

Step 1:


Heat mustard oil in a non stick pan till it smokes. Switch off heat.

Step 2:

Cut potatoes into ½ inch cubes. Drain and grind khus khus to a fine paste

Step 3:

Heat the mustard oil again, add onion seeds and sauté till fragrant. Add potatoes and mix well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.

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Step 4:

Add khus khus paste and mix. Cover and cook again till the potatoes are done

Step 5:

Slit green chillies. Add salt, sugar and green chillies and mix. Add ½ cup water and mix. Simmer for a minute

Step 6:

Add ghee and serve ho


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