Jhinga Aloo Poshto Recipe

Jinge Aloo Poshto is a very traditional dish from Bengal. Poppy seeds along with the Panch Phoran masala gives the dish a unique taste. Serve it along with hot Phulkaas for a light meal.

Cooking time
30 min
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    • 1 turai/gourd
    • 1 potatoes
    • 1/4 cup poppy seeds
    • 3 green chillies
    • 1 tablespoon mustard oil
    • coriander leaves, freshly chopped
    • salt to taste
    • 1 tablespoon Saffola oil


    For Paanch Phoron Masala


    • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
    • 1/2 teaspoon jeera
    • 1/4 methi seeds
    • 1/2 teaspoon saunf
    • 1/2 teaspoon kalaunji

How to make Jhinga Aloo Poshto

    • Cut potatoes into cubes and soak in water, cut the parwal into slices
    • Mix the ingredients for paanchphodon in a bowl and keep aside.use the ingredients whole
    • In a baking dish, greased with oil enough to prepare a tadka, add paanchphodon masala and sliced green chilies
    • Place the tray in the microwave on full power for 1 ½ minute for the tadka
    • Dry grind the khuskhus or poshto into a fine powder, take out the poshto in a bowl
    • Add the vegetables into the baking tray and add salt to taste
    • Add the ground khuskhus or posto and mix well
    • Wrap the dish in a cling foil and keep slits in the film before placing in the oven on full power for 10 minutes
    • Cook the poshto till the water let out by vegetables condenses. When  well done, check the poshto for seasoning
    • Add chopped coriander for garnish and pour some mustard oil for flavouring

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Nov 04, 2015

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