Chingri Posto | How to make Chingri Posto

By sangita banerjee  |  18th Apr 2018  |  
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About Chingri Posto Recipe

As is obvious from the name , the main flavour of this dish comes from posto (Poppy seeds).

Chingri Posto

Ingredients to make Chingri Posto

  • Prawns 500 gms
  • mustard Oil 6 to 7 table spoons
  • onion paste 5 teaspoon
  • ginger , garlic and green chilli paste 4 teaspoon
  • 2 large red tomatoes (grated)
  • mustard Paste 2 teaspoon
  • Poppy Paste 6 teaspoon
  • turmeric powder 2 teaspoon
  • Red chili powder 2 teaspoon
  • Salt and sugar according to taste

How to make Chingri Posto

  1. Heat 2 teaspoon of mustard oil in a deep bottomed frying pan . Fry all the prawns and keep aside.
  2. Now add the remaining mustard oil and heat it. Mustard oil needs to be heated till it reaches a smoking point ( this is important).
  3. Now add in the onion paste , ginger , garlic paste, chilli paste altogether.
  4. Saute if for 15 min. At this point add in the tomatoes and saute again for 5 min, add in the remaining dry masala (turmeric, red chili, salt ).
  5. Lastly add in the mustard and poppy seed paste , saute for 5 minutes more.
  6. Add in 2 cups of hot water and bring it to a boiling point and then let it simmer for 10 min.
  7. Now it is ready to be served with steaming rice and fried brinjal (optional) , this recipe does not need any garnishing.

Reviews for Chingri Posto (1)

Milli Garg10 months ago

I will surely try this.