Aloo Posto/Potato In Poppy Seeds Gravey

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A very famous dish of Bengal.Spice potatoes are cooked with poppy seed paste,green chilli and black carway.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Bengali
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2


  • 4 cubes Potato medium chopped in
  • 6 tbsp Poppy Seeds
  • 2 no Green Chillies
  • 1 tsp Caraway Seeds or seeds black nigella seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • to tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 1/4 cup Water


  • Soak poppy seeds in 1/4cup of water for 20 mins atleast, it's ease the grinding procedure.
  • After soaking,add poppy seeds in the chutney grinder or food processor.
  • Add 1 green Chilli and grind into fine paste.
  • In the meantime,clean and chop the potatoes in cubes
  • Take a frypan add mustard oil,once heated and add Nigella seeds and sugar,stir and saute for few seconds
  • Add chopped potatoes and saute it on low flame, stirring it on interval,till it's half done.
  • Add poppy seed and chilli paste and add turmeric powder.
  • Now add water to it and salt.
  • Now cover the pan with lid ,on simmer till all water dries up and potatoes are cooked.
  • Make sure potatoes are not over cooked and poppy seed paste is coated evenly.
  • Serve with rice/Indian bread.
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Litushree Pradhan
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