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Aloo Posto Recipe

Aloo Posto
How to make Aloo Posto

About Aloo Posto Recipe: Potatoes fried in a thick coating of poppy seeds is a signature dish from Bengal. This is best enjoyed with rice, roti or some crispy hot parathas,

  • Total Cook Time 50 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 40 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

Ingredients of Aloo Posto

  • 3-4 potatoes, chopped
  • 3 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 3 Green chillies
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 dried red chillies
  • to taste salt
  • for garnishing Fresh coriander
  • Oil

How to Make Aloo Posto

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Roast the poppy seeds for about a minute. Grind the roasted poppy seeds and green chillies into a paste with some water.
Deep-fry the potatoes till they turn golden brown. Keep aside.
In another pan heat 1 1/2 table spoon of oil. Add the cumin seeds, turmeric powder and dried red chillies.
Stir well till they begin to crackle. Add the poppy seed paste and salt. Cook for 2 minutes.
Now mix in the potatoes, pour a dash of water and leave it to simmer for 7-8 minutes.
Garnish and serve.
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