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Aloo Poshto
By : Anita Raheja
Category : Regional cuisine, Bengal
Time Taken : 15-30 mins
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  1. Peel and cut potatoes into quarters.
  2. Soak the poshto in slightly warm water for 20 minutes.
  3. Grind it along with green chillies, ginger, garlic and salt to a fine taste.
  4. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and semi-fry the potatoes on a medium flame.
  5. Keep aside. Heat 4 tbsp oil in a pan.
  6. Add onions and sauté on a low flame till transparent.
  7. Add the poshto paste, turmeric powder and sauté the mixture on a low flame for a few minutes.
  8. Add the fried potatoes and mix well.
  9. Keep covered on a low flame for 15-20 minutes, mixing at regular intervals, so that the potatoes are well covered with poshto mixture.
  10. Serve hot with rotis.
½ kg - potatoes
200 g - poshto (khus khus)
4 - green chillies
5 to 6 - cloves garlic
1 - inch piece ginger
sufficient oil for frying the potatoes
4 tbsp - oil
2 - medium size onions (finely chopped)
¼ tsp - turmeric powder
salt to taste
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