Aloo Posto (potato With Poppy Paste)

Aloo posto is a Bengali complimentary side dish recipe. Bengali cusine is known for its variety that is offered in a single serving of meal Aloo posto is one recipe that is made almost everyday in all Bengali household. Aloo posto is a quick and easy recipe suitable for surprise guests or if you forgot to buy vegetables while returning home.

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Preparation Time: 
5 mintues
Cooking Time: 
15 mintues


Potatoes – 4 pieces (cut in small sizes)
Posto (poppy seeds) – 2 tablespoon.
Green chilli – 4 pieces
Zeera (cumin seeds) – ½ tablespoon
Turmeric powder – ½ tablespoon
Red chilli powder – ½ tablespoon
Mustard oil – 4 tablespoon
Salt – 1 tablespoon
Green coriander leaves – ¼ cup.
Make a paste of posto and green chillies and keep aside.
Heat oil in a karahi and put the cumin seeds. Add the potatoes and cook the potatoes in medium heat till they turn light brown and are half done.
Put the posto and green chilli paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt and cook on low heat till the potatoes become soft and the masala is cooked. Garnish with green coriander leaves and serve hot with rice and dal.