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Aloo Poshto Recipe

December 11th, 2012 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 6bigpotatoes, peeled and cubed
  2. 2tablespoonspoppy seeds, roasted(khus khus)
  3. 3wholedried red chilies
  4. 3green chilies
  5. 1/2teaspoonturmeric powder
  6. 3tablespoonsoil
  7. 1/2cupwater
  8. salt
  9. choppedfresh coriander(to garnish)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Grind the roasted poppy seeds along with the green chilli (es) and a few tablespoons of water to a very fine paste.
  2. Keep aside.
  3. Heat half of the oil in a pan for 2 minute (s) till very hot.
  4. Shallow fry the cubed potatoes in batches on medium heat till they are lightly browned.
  5. Drain on a paper towel and keep aside.
  6. Now, heat the remaining oil in the same pan.
  7. Add the whole dry red chilli (es) and turmeric powder.
  8. Fry briefly.
  9. To this, add the poppy seed paste and fry again on medium/ low heat for 5 minutes till the oil has left the sides of the pan.
  10. Add now the fried potato cubes and mix well.
  11. Add water and salt.
  12. Stir, cover and keep on low heat for 15 minutes till the potatoes are soft.
  13. Garnish with chopped fresh coriander.

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