West Bengal Recipes
 

Aloo Posto

 
   
Serves 3

Ingredients
3 potatoes

1 onion

3 tbsp poppy seeds

1 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tbs Oil

Salt to taste

 

Method

Grind poppy seeds with water to make a paste. Wash and peel potatoes. Cut potatoes and onion into 1 inch cubes. Heat oil in a pan. Add potatoes and onions. Stir fry till potatoes turn golden. Add salt, turmeric, chilli powder and stir. Stirring occasionally, cover and cook till potatoes are done. Sprinkle water if required. Add the poppy seed paste and mix well. Stirring continuously cook till poppy seeds turn light brown and the dish is dry. Serve hot with rice and kalai dal.

Modification
More vegetables like eggplant, karela etc.
Reduce the amount of oil used

NUTRIENT COMPOSITION PER SERVING

MACRONUTRIENTS MICRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 163. Carotene ( μg ) 7.5
Protein (g) 4.26 Vitamin C (mg) 10.33
Carbohydrate (g) 18.67 Mg  (mg) 56.22
Fat (g) 7.96 Na  (mg) 6.17
Fibre (g) 1.5 K  (mg) 144.67
Minerals (g) 1.85 Mn  (mg) 0.74
Calcium  (mg) 250.42 Zn  (mg) 0.98
Phosphorus  (mg) 93.13 Cr  (mg) 0.021
Iron  (mg) 2.75