Bengali Aloo Posto

Bengali Aloo Posto recipe shared by Ravi Kumar from India Food Network.

Bengali Aloo PostoMake authentic Bengali Aloo Posto recipe at home within in a couple of minutes. Aloo Posto is one of the popular authentic Bengali recipes. It is very well known and it has blast of flavour of herbs and spices.





Bengali Aloo Posto
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Recipe type: Lunch
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 2
  • 6 potatoes, cubed and parboiled
  • 50 g posto/ poppy seeds (khus khus)
  • 2 dry red chilies
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp kalo jeera/ kalonji/ nigella seeds
  • 1/2 a red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • Salt as per taste
  • 3 green chilies
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  1. Take a pan and pour some oil.
  2. Put the red and green chilies. Add the nigella seeds.
  3. Now add the cubed potatoes.
  4. Put all the spices – turmeric powder, chili powder, jeera powder and the poppy seed paste.
  5. Add some water and cook the potatoes.
  6. Once cooked, serve with warm rice.