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Posto Bora – Poppy seeds fritters

The Bong love -affair with ‘posto’ continues with these delicious fritters. 😉 They can be served as snacks too. Poppy seeds have manifold health benefits. Bora her is more like tikkis. Goes well with steaming hot rice and ‘patla mushurir … Continue reading

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Aloo -dhNarosh posto / Potato -okra with poppy seeds

Ask a Bengali about ‘posto’ , and we turn into Shakespeare 😉 We love our ‘posto’ ❤ Posto = Poppy seeds, is an important ingredient along with tumeric and mustard oil in every Bong (Bengali) kitchen. Uses are multiple and … Continue reading

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Jhinge posto – Ridge gourd with poppy seeds

With numerous ‘posto’ recipes on my blog, it is obvious that I love is particular ingredient 😉 So here comes another recipe from the traditional Bengali cuisine 🙂 Jhinge or Ridge gourd as it called, is a summer produce mainly … Continue reading

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Dim Posto – Egg in creamy poppy seeds gravy

Poppy seeds, though widely consumed in Asian countries, is an acquired taste. Poppy seeds has it’s pros and cons. Though the seeds are free from any ill effects, cultivating this crop needs license, because it is the chief source of … Continue reading

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Soy granules Fatehpuri kebabs

This is the vegetarian version of Fatehpuri kebab, a lesser known cousin of the famous Galouti kebab. Fatehpuri is a well known area for food lovers of Delhi. The place lies in the adjacent area of the Fatehpuri mosque, Chandni … Continue reading

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Alur Khosha Bhaja – Potato peel stir fry

Didn’t i confess earlier that we Bengalis strongly believe in ‘No Wastage’ ? 😉 We can just about cook every part of a  vegetable, plant, fruit, fish etc etc etc 😛 Jokes apart, stir fry of peels etc leads us … Continue reading

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Aloo posto – Potatoes with poppy seeds

‘Aloo posto’ is like an anthem in every Bengali household around the world. 🙂 Another traditional vegetarian food. Posto = poppy seeds = khus khus (Hindi). It may sound like a boast, but Bengali women dominates, though we are not … Continue reading

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