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    Potatoes With Poppy Seeds - Aloo Poshto

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    37 mins

    15 mins

    22 mins

    justcallmetoni's Note:

    A Bengali dish that can be used as a side or part of a vegetarian entree. Posting it here for the time being and will modify once it is tried.

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    1. 1
      Place the poppy seeds in a nonstick skillet over medium-high (not smoking) heat. Gentle stir and cook seeds for one or two minutes so that they are toasted but not burned.
    2. 2
      Grind the roasted poppy seeds along with the green chillies and a few tablespoons of water to a very fine paste. Set aside.
    3. 3
      Heat half of the oil in a pan for 2 minutes till very hot. Shallow fry the cubed potatoes in batches on medium heat till they are lightly browned. If needed, sprikle one or two drops of water to keep the potatoes from sticking. Drain on a paper towel and keep aside.
    4. 4
      Now, heat the remaining oil in the same pan. Add the whole dry red chillies and turmeric powder. Fry briefly. 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.
    5. 5
      Add now the fried potato cubes and mix well. Add water and salt. Stir, cover and keep on low heat for 15 minutes till the potatoes are soft.
    6. 6
      Garnish with chopped fresh coriander.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 10, 2008


      Am in a poppy fetish at the moment, true! Combine it with my fave of chilli...automatic hit too! Ate this as my main dish, Did I mention? It was DELISH! THANKS!

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    Nutritional Facts for Potatoes With Poppy Seeds - Aloo Poshto

    Serving Size: 1 (665 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 567.7
    Calories from Fat 116
    Total Fat 12.9 g
    Saturated Fat 1.9 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 40.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 104.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 13.6 g
    Sugars 8.4 g
    Protein 13.3 g

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