Side Dishes

Poppy Seed Potatoes

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Aloo Posto is the famous dish of Bengali cuisine and has blast taste of Indian Herbs and Spices, which make the Recipe perfect for any meal. It's a typical Bengali recipe you will enjoy with rice. The recipes are made-up of potato with poppy seeds which make the recipe little crispy and Delicious. How to make Aloo Posto at home? You have to just follow the simple step, the recipe is quite easy and simple to make. It's the perfect recipe for house party and get-together.

3
2 dry red chillies
2 bay leaves
1/2 tsp kalo jeera kalonji onion seeds nigella seeds (different names for the little, black seeds)
1/2 a red onion, shallot finely chopped
6 potatoes cubed and parboiled Parboiling ensures that you dont have to use too much oil
50 g Posto poppy seeds, khus khus in Hindi Khous Khous in Lebanese ground into a powder and then made into a thick paste by adding a bit of water
1 tsp each of turmeric and cumin powder
1/2 tsp each of red chilly powder and sugar
1 tsp or more, of salt
3 green chillies split into half
1 tbsp cooking oil While any oil will do, the traditional Bengali oil of choice is mustard oil
  • TIP: Parboil potatoes for 7 minutes in the microwave

To make the paste

  • Add 1 glass of water to khus khus
  • mix well
Nutritions

Calories
377

Sodium
2262mg
94% DV

Fat
21g
32% DV

Protein
18g
37% DV

Carbs
51g
17% DV

Fiber
8g
33% DV