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Aloo Posto is one of the popular recipes in West Bengal.You can have it with hot steamed rice or roti.



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Author sthumma Servings 4 persons
Published June 04, 2013 Cooking Time (mins) 12-15
Main Ingredient 112 Preparation Time 10 mins

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Aloo Posto is one of the popular recipes in West Bengal.You can have it with hot steamed rice or roti.

Recipe of Poppy seed potatoes Aloo Posto

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Potatoes  250 Grams
Turmeric powder  1/4 Teaspoons
Green chilly  2 Numbers
Onion seeds(kalonji)  1/2 Teaspoons
Oil  2 Tablespoons
Green chilly  3 Numbers
Poppy seeds  100 Grams
Jeera powder  1/2 Teaspoons
Salt  0 To Taste
Coriander leaves(chopped)  1 Bunch

Directions
  1. First soak the poppy seeds in warm water for 1 to 2 hours, make a paste of poppy seeds and green chilly.
  2. Pour oil in a hot pan add kalongi, green chilly, turmeric, potatoes (boil the potatoes by adding salt, cook 70% done) toss the potatoes in the oil and add poppy seed paste, salt, add jeera powder, mix it well put the lid on cook for few minutes.
  3. Heat mustard oil in a pan add chopped coriander leaves put this into the top of Aloo posto.
  4. Serve this hot with ghee bhaat or Loochies.
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