We, the Bongs are famous for consuming potatoes.Most of the Bengali veg and even non veg recipes will include potato in its ingredient list.When it comes to only potatoes then undoubtedly Bong's favorite dish would me alu posto(potato cooked woth poppy seed). Alu posto, plain rice and dal is what every Bong desire in their daily lunch menu.It is quite easy to make.In my house it is a special favorite dish of my dad and husband.Specially I make it for them.Here I am sharing the recipe.
Potatoes - 250 gms cut into small cubes
Poppy seed(posto) - 75 gm
Mustard oil - 2 tbsp + 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Chilly powder - 1 tsp
Green Chilly(optional) - 2 for gurnishing
Panch phoron - 1 tsp
Grind the poppy seed with little water in a mixer grinder.Peel the potatoes and cut them into cubes.
Shruti and organized by Preeti
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