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Bhindi posto( bhindi with poppy seeds paste)

Bhindi posto( bhindi with poppy seeds paste)

Cook Duration 30:00
Food TypeVeg
Recipe Calories 178kcal


  • Recipe Ingredients list125 gm bhindi cut into big chunks
  • Recipe Ingredients list14 gm poppy seeds
  • Recipe Ingredients list4 gm yellow mustard seeds
  • Recipe Ingredients listSalt
  • Recipe Ingredients listHalf tomato
  • Recipe Ingredients listHalf quarter spoon nigella seeds
  • Recipe Ingredients listPinch of turmeric
  • Recipe Ingredients list7 gm mustard oil
  • Recipe Ingredients listGreen chilli
  • Recipe Ingredients listCoriander leaves
  • Recipe Ingredients listStevia



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.


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.


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.


Bhindi posto is done.Enjoy with a hot plate of rice.
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