A very famous dish of Bengal.Spice potatoes are cooked with poppy seed paste,green chilli and black carway.
Yield / Serves
Potato 4 medium chopped in cubes
Poppy seeds 6 tbsp
Green chilli 2nos
Black caraway seeds/Nigella seeds 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2tsp
Sugar 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste 1tsp
Mustard oil 2 tbsp
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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