Alooo posto

Alooo posto

Bengalis are known for their love for aloo( potatoes) and i being a bong am no exception to the is a lovely light dish of potatoes with poppy seeds which is a bong delicacy and m sure you are going to love this along with some warm rice n daal..its quick n simple!!!

Sukanya Chakravarty


  1. 5 Potatoes cut into small square pieces
  2. 50 gm Poppy seeds made into a paste
  3. 5 to 6 Green chillies
  4. 3 tbsps Mustard oil
  5. 1 Tomato large
  6. 2 tbsps Milk poppy seed for making the paste
  7. 1/4 tbsp Kalonji jeera or kalo
  8. to taste Salt
  9. 3 to 4 sugar crystals of


20 mins
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    First cut the potatoes into small square cubes, wash them and keep aside.

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    Take the poppy seeds in a blender,add milk, green chillies and a little water and blend it into a fine paste.

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    Add oil to a kadai which is hot and once the oil is hot enough, add the kalonji /kalo jeera.

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    Once the jeera splutters, add the potato cubes and stir fry till golden brown.

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    At this stage add the tomato which you can smash and add or cut into small pieces and add.

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    Let all get fried for a few minutes and add enough water so that the potato gets cooked.Also add salt to taste at this stage.

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    Once the pototes are done, add the poppy seed paste and simmer in low/medium flame.

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    Add the sugar granules, mix well and put off the flame.

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    Serve hot with steaming rice and daal.

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