Aloo Posto Recipe

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Aloo Posto
How to make Aloo Posto
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Potatoes fried in a thick coating of poppy seeds is a signature dish from Bengal.

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
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander for garnishing
  • Oil

How to Make Aloo Posto

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