Pyaaz Posto (Onion in Poppy Seeds Gravy - Bengali Style) | How to make Pyaaz Posto (Onion in Poppy Seeds Gravy - Bengali Style)

By Bethica Das  |  18th Apr 2018  |  
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Pyaaz Posto (Onion in Poppy Seeds Gravy - Bengali Style)by Bethica Das
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    3

    People

1

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About Pyaaz Posto (Onion in Poppy Seeds Gravy - Bengali Style) Recipe

This is a dry preparation where onions are cooked in a poppy seeds gravy. Absolutely delicious, this combination is just perfect to be had as a side dish. It can be relished both with chapattis or rice. It is almost similar to the very popular and a traditional Bengali recipe of Aloo Posto. So go ahead and prepare this simple delicacy and I am sure you will love it.

Pyaaz Posto (Onion in Poppy Seeds Gravy - Bengali Style)

Ingredients to make Pyaaz Posto (Onion in Poppy Seeds Gravy - Bengali Style)

  • 3-4 onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. mustard oil
  • 1 tsp. nigella seeds (kalonji)
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup poppy seeds paste
  • 2 green chilies, slit
  • handful of coriander leaves, chopped

How to make Pyaaz Posto (Onion in Poppy Seeds Gravy - Bengali Style)

  1. Heat 1 & 1/2 tbsp. oil in a pan and temper with nigella seeds. Saute for a few seconds. Add the onion, salt and turmeric powder. Saute till light brown.
  2. Add the poppy seed paste and green chilies.
  3. Fry on a medium flame till dry. Switch off the flame.
  4. Add the coriander leaves and remaining mustard oil. Mix well.
  5. Serve as a side dish with plain steamed rice or chapattis.

Reviews for Pyaaz Posto (Onion in Poppy Seeds Gravy - Bengali Style) (1)

Milli Garg6 months ago

Simple yet delicious.
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