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ALOO POSTO RECIPE | BENGALI ALOO POSTO RECIPE | HOW TO COOK BENGALI STYLE ALOO POSTO

A traditional Bengali recipe , where potatoes are cooked in poppy seed paste. It is a lightly spiced curry.

This recipe is a perfect example of when just a few ingredients can yield the fantastic dish which people savour for years. A staple in Bengali household, this recipe has a separate fan base.

  • Cuisine – Bengali
  • Course – Main Course
  • Prep time -10 minutes
  • Cooking time -10 minutes
  • Author Tina

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Bowl Potato Cubes
  • 6 Spoon Poppy Seed
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Dry Red Chilli

HOW TO COOK BENGALI STYLE ALOO POSTO

  1. Perboil the potatoes after cutting into cubes. Set aside.
  2. Dry Roast the poppy seed.( It gives nice aroma)
  3. Add water and grind it in a grinder.
  4. Pour mustard oil in pan.
  5. Put the potatoes for frying.
  6. As potatoes become golden, add the poppy seed Paste.
  7. Add salt to taste and pinch of turmeric powder.
  8. Saute them.
  9. Cook for few minutes.
  10. Add water ( pour water in the grinder bowl and put it in pan. Will use the remaining poppy seed Paste).
  11. Cook for few minutes till water gets dried.
  12. Pour dollops of mustard oil and finish cooking.
  13. Serve with Rice.
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Bengali dish

POSTOR BORA | POPPY SEED FRITTERS| HOW TO COOK POSTOR BORA

Postor Bora or Poppy Seed Fritters are very popular in Bengali household. It is a wonderful side dish for rice dal combo.

Posto is must on Tuesday and Saturday lunch in our kitchen – be it Posto bata or aloo posto. Now Postor Bora is also popular in the race. Crunchy outside and soft inside it makes a wonderful snack with tea even.

INGREDIENTS. Poppy Seed paste – 4 spoons. Turmeric powder – pinch. Salt to taste. Flour -1/2 tsp for binding. Ingredients are easily available in our kitchen.

COOKING STEPS. A) Obtain Posto bata . B) Take a mixing bowl. Put the Posto bata in it. Add the flour and salt in it. C) Mix everything. Boil oil in pan. Put the posto mixture in the pan. D) Fry it till it becomes golden.

Ready to serve.

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Bengali dish

ALOO POSTO

Aloo Posto – a traditional bengali recipe cooked mostly on niramish days. Now the most important question – what is the meaning of niramish , it means vegetarian. We , bengalis prefer to eat posto preparation on such days. It is easy to cook. Also it can be cooked quickly and minimal ingredients are needed to cook this. And what to say about it’s tase. It goes best with rice and dal combo.

PREPARATION TIME -7 TO 10 MINS. COOKING TIME – 15 MINUTES. TOTAL TIME – 25 MINUTES

Ingredients To make poppy seed paste Poppy seed – 8 to 10 spoon. Turmeric powder – pinch. Salt-tastewise. Mustard oil Potato cubes – 8 to 10 pieces Paanchphoron

COOKING STEPS 1] Boil oil in kadai and add paanchphoron. As it splatters, fry perboiled potato cubes in the oil. 2] In the meantime, prepare poppy seed paste. Blend the poppy seeds and made paste by adding water in it. 3] Now add turmeric powder and salt on the potatoes and keep frying. 4] Add poppy seed paste and cook. 5] Add water as much needed. Wait till water dries up . 6] Add dollop of mustard oil to give pungent flavor. SERVE IT HOT WITH RICE AND DAL

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Bengali dish

Narkel posto potol

This is a posto based potol preparation accompanied with coconut.

Ingredients Potol or Parwal | Coconut (Grated) | Poppy seed paste| Sugar| Turmeric powder| Salt| Green Chilli

Cooking steps Wash parwals and scoop out the seeds. Sprinkle turmeric powder on it and fry it. Add grated coconut, poppy seed paste, salt, sugar and water as much needed in the same. Cook in low flame for a while. Add green chillies. Serve it with rice.