Dimer Posto (Egg in Poppy Seeds Gravy) | How to make Dimer Posto (Egg in Poppy Seeds Gravy)

By Bethica Das  |  11th Apr 2018  |  
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Dimer Posto (Egg in Poppy Seeds Gravy)by Bethica Das
  • Prep Time

    5

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    3

    People

2

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About Dimer Posto (Egg in Poppy Seeds Gravy) Recipe

For all the Egg lovers, want to cook an Egg Curry in a different way? Then try "Dimer Posto" - a traditional Bengali style Egg in poppy seeds gravy. Very easy and simple, it is cooked in mustard oil for an authentic touch and flavour and with minimum of ingredients. Relish this delicacy with plain steamed rice, jeera rice, pulao, plain biryani, naan, kulcha, tandoori roti or just plain chapati.

Dimer Posto (Egg in Poppy Seeds Gravy)

Ingredients to make Dimer Posto (Egg in Poppy Seeds Gravy)

  • 2-3 eggs, boiled & cut into half
  • 2-3 tbsp. mustard oil
  • 1/2 tsp. nigella seeds (kalonji)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup poppy seeds
  • 2-3 green chilies
  • pinch of red chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. raw mustard oil
  • 1 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped

How to make Dimer Posto (Egg in Poppy Seeds Gravy)

  1. Marinate the eggs with a pinch of salt, turmeric powder and red chili powder for 5 minutes. Grind the poppy seeds and 1 green chili to a fine paste by adding some water.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai / pan and temper with nigella seeds. Saute for a few seconds. Add the chopped onions and fry till light brown.
  3. Then add the ground paste, salt, turmeric powder and remaining green chilies (slit). Saute on a medium flame for some time.
  4. Add 1 cup water and simmer, covered till the gravy is slightly thick. Add the raw mustard oil and give it a stir.
  5. Pour the gravy in a serving dish and arrange the fried eggs over it. Sprinkle some chopped coriander leaves.
  6. Serve with plain steamed rice, jeera rice, pulao, plain biryani, naan, kulcha, tandoori roti or just plain chapatti.

Reviews for Dimer Posto (Egg in Poppy Seeds Gravy) (1)

Shelly Sharma6 months ago

So yummyy...
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