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Mar 01, 2017

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Aloo posto is every Bengali's comfort food. Eat it with hot rice, and go for a snooze!

INGREDIENTS

    6 potatoes, cubed and parboiled
    50 g posto/ poppy seeds (khus khus)
    2 dry red chillies
    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 chilli powder
    1/2 tsp sugar
    Salt as per taste
    3 green chillies
    1 tbsp cooking oil

DIRECTIONS

1. Take a pan and pour some oil.

2. Put the red and green chillies. Add the nigella seeds.

3. Now add the cubed potatoes.

4. Put all the spices – turmeric powder, chilli powder, jeera powder and the poppy seed paste.

5. Add some water and cook the potatoes.

6. Once cooked, serve with warm rice.

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Kalyan is a food and travel blogger, who is excited about Indian food and tries his best to bring it alive through his stories. He is happiest when he eats at small, family-run places. He blogs at Finely Chopped.

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