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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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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.

Key Ingredients: potatoes, poppy seeds, Green chillies, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, dried red chillies, salt, Fresh coriander , Oil

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