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Aloo Posto

Aloo Posto is a delicious and popular Bengali recipe generally eaten as a dry accompaniment with a meal of steamed rice and daal.

Prep
Cook
Serves 2people
Ingredients
1
onion chopped
2
potatoes
4
tbsp poppy seeds ground to a paste
2
chopped green chillies
1
cup water
1/2
tsp turmeric powder
pinch kalonji (black onion seeds)
Directions
1.
Boil potatoes until just soft, peel, and fry in hot oil till golden and keep aside.
2.
Fry onion till brown and add kalonji.
3.
After 30 seconds add poppy seeds and fry till brown. You may have to sprinkle water while frying since poppy seeds tend to stick to the pan.
4.
Add green chilli, turmeric and salt and fry for a minute.
5.
Add water and potatoes.
6.
Lower the heat, cover and simmer till potatoes have absorbed the water.
7.
Fry again till poppy seeds are brown again.
8.
Serve hot.

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