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Aloo Posto Recipe
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
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
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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.