Thursday, June 17, 2010

Bengali Aloo Posto

Ingredients :-

Green Chillies - 4, Potatoes - 2 medium-sized, Poppy Seeds (Posto) - 5 Tablespoons, Mustard Oil - 4 Tablespoons, Salt - to taste, Turmeric Powder - 2 Tablespoons, Cumin (Jeera) Powder - 1 Tablespoon, Water - 2 cups, Panch Pharan or Cumin (Jeera) Seeds - 1 Tablespoon, Coriander Leaves - 3 Tablespoon finely chopped


Soak the poopy seeds in warm water for 2 hrs before grinding. In the grinder, grind the poppy seeds together with 2 green chillies to make a fine paste. Cut the potatoes to 1" square pieces. Heat oil in a deep fry pan, add panch phoran & potatoes, fry the potatoes till they turn golden brown. Add the poppy paste to it, add salt, cumin powder & turmeric powder, add water & bring to boil on low flame. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves & serve hot with rice.

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