Bhindi posto( bhindi with poppy seeds paste)

Bhindi posto( bhindi with poppy seeds paste)

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Manali Bardhan
Manali Bardhan
178
Calories
Kcal
5
Protein
gm
13
Fat
gm
10
Carbs
gm
cookingtraditionicon
Indian
veg
Veg
recipepreparationtime
30:00

This is a very tasty and authentic bengali household dish. It is very easy to cook and needs very few basic ingredients but will revive ur taste buds.

Ingredients

  • listcheck125 gm bhindi cut into big chunks
  • listcheck14 gm poppy seeds
  • listcheck4 gm yellow mustard seeds
  • listcheckSalt
  • listcheckHalf tomato
  • listcheckHalf quarter spoon nigella seeds
  • listcheckPinch of turmeric
  • listcheck7 gm mustard oil
  • listcheckGreen chilli
  • listcheckCoriander leaves
  • listcheckStevia
  • Method

  • Step-1
    Soak the mustard and poppy seeds in hot water for 1 hr and put 2-3 slit green chillies along. Drain the water and put them in a mixi jar. Add some salt and a bit water and make a fine paste out of it.
  • Step-2
    Put 5gm oil on a pan and fry the bhindi with a lid on. Don’t make it mushy and keep checking in between. Cook them for 7-8 minute with the lid on.Take our the bhindi from the pan.
  • Step-3
    Add 3 gm of oil in the pan. Put some nigella seeds . Let it splutter. Now add half of the diced tomato . Cook it for 20 secs. Add the posto mix and put some water and give it a stir. Now add a pinch of turmeric , stevia and salt as per taste. Cook it with the lid on.Cook the mix for 5-6 mins and keep in checking as posto mix gets burn very easily. Once the raw smell of the seeds are gone, mi x the bhindi and cook it for 2-3 mins. Then chop some handful of coriander leaves and mix it. Cover the lid and cook for 1 minute.
  • Step-4
    Bhindi posto is done.Enjoy with a hot plate of rice.
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